Between December 2012 and February 2014, a total of 4,060 audio-recorded face-to-face Work Capability Assessments (WCA) were requested.
MPs hear that the sanctions regime has changed to create a punitive culture of fear – especially amongst the disabled
Disability rights campaigners have today (January 6) taken their protest against the Government's closure of the Independent Living Fund to parliament.
Bungling Atos ordered a disabled man to attend a disability benefit assessment - two months after he had DIED.
UK government asked to publish review into case of Tim Salter, one of 60 investigations into suicides linked to benefit changes
More than 80,000 families face a bleak and miserable Christmas because of punitive and unfair benefit sanctions, PCS says.
Rights groups say tax is unfair to people with physical problems who cannot trade down to smaller, rented property.
More than 60% of adverse ESA sanctions decisions made between January to March 2014 were against people with mental health issues or behavioral problems.
One in ten adults have directed abusive language toward a disabled person and many children are copying them, a new poll reveals.
DWP will award a benefit assessment contract worth £500 million to the private American firm Maximus, according to an anonymous source.
The 'Work Support Programme' would help support ESA claimants regarded as being the 'furthest from work', say Labour.
Lawyers are challenging the DWP to publish a document detailing the eligibility criteria of the disabled persons 'Access To Work' scheme.
The High Court found that the Minister for Disabled People Mike Penning had not breached equality laws in deciding to close the Independent Living Fund.
Disabled people in Britain are getting a raw deal compared to their counterparts across Europe, according to a new European Parliament report
Disability charity wants government to order building of easily adaptable ‘lifetime’ houses
Thousands of people with incurable medical conditions are being classed as 'fit to work in the future' by a "nonsensical" Work Capability Assessment (WCA), new figures reveal.