The BPS says there is a 'growing body of evidence that seriously ill people are being inappropriately subjected to WCA'.
Years of cuts to welfare benefits and Tory plans to scrap the Human Rights Act threaten "Britain’s position as a global leader in human rights".
Downing Street makes position clear after Nicky Morgan’s comments fuel speculation of U-turn on controversial budget proposal.
Disabled people are being let down by a benefits system that is meant to exist to protect them.
This weeks biggest welfare related news stories from the Welfare Weekly.
More than 60% of adverse ESA sanctions decisions made between January to March 2014 were against people with mental health issues or behavioral problems.
The cap has been ruled discriminatory and unlawful for full-time carers of disabled adult relatives, yet Iain Duncan Smith seems bent on pursuing this senseless policy.
High court finds that two claimants caring for relatives for upwards of 35 hours a week were effectively in work and should be exempt from cap.
The Minister for Disabled People, Mark Harper, has admitted that severe delays in processing claims for the new disability benefit Personal Independence Payment (PIP) are “unacceptable”.
Home care visits for elderly and vulnerable people should last for at least half and hour, the health watchdog says.
A UN committee has announced an investigation into the impact of Tory austerity measures on vulnerable groups.
Dr Jed Boardman says work capability assessment causes distress for people with severe problems and has led to relapses.
This weeks biggest news from Welfare Weekly and others.
Up to 85% of disabled people say their condition impacts on their chances of finding a job, according to new research.
The Scottish Government has pledged £192,000 to help disabled people and carers through the benefits application process.
Baroness Altmann apologised over claims disabled people who cannot walk 50 metres would be guaranteed the enhanced rate of Personal Independence Payment.
Cuts would 'increase the burden on people who are already coping with serious illness or disability', says Jeremy Lefroy MP.
Up to 10,000 could lose entitlement to the highest mobility rate of Personal Independence Payment, following Government changes to eligibility criteria.
Work and Pensions Committee says employment schemes are failing unemployed people with the most challenging barriers to employment.
Department for Work and Pensions spend almost £40 million fighting benefit appeals made by sick and disabled people, and lose more than 60% of cases.
Disability is now the second most common motivating factor behind all hate crimes, new figures show.