Disability – Welfare Weekly http://www.welfareweekly.com Your weekly welfare news digest Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:32:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 http://www.welfareweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/cropped-welfare-weekly-logo-350x350.png Disability – Welfare Weekly http://www.welfareweekly.com 32 32 8507720 More than 220,000 people score ZERO points in disability benefit assessments http://www.welfareweekly.com/more-than-220000-people-score-zero-points-in-disability-benefit-assessments/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/more-than-220000-people-score-zero-points-in-disability-benefit-assessments/#respond Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:32:52 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=278812 http://www.welfareweekly.com/more-than-220000-people-score-zero-points-in-disability-benefit-assessments/feed/ 0 278812 Sickness benefit claimants left with not enough to live on, say campaigners http://www.welfareweekly.com/sickness-benefit-claimants-left-with-not-enough-to-live-on-say-campaigners/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/sickness-benefit-claimants-left-with-not-enough-to-live-on-say-campaigners/#comments Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:54:03 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=278796 http://www.welfareweekly.com/sickness-benefit-claimants-left-with-not-enough-to-live-on-say-campaigners/feed/ 2 278796 Revealed: Universal Credit capability for work questionnaire http://www.welfareweekly.com/revealed-universal-credit-capability-for-work-questionnaire/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/revealed-universal-credit-capability-for-work-questionnaire/#comments Thu, 04 Jan 2018 20:30:13 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=278724 http://www.welfareweekly.com/revealed-universal-credit-capability-for-work-questionnaire/feed/ 3 278724 DWP rebuked over ‘terrible’ response to PIP review http://www.welfareweekly.com/dwp-rebuked-over-terrible-response-to-pip-review/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/dwp-rebuked-over-terrible-response-to-pip-review/#comments Tue, 19 Dec 2017 05:22:00 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=277718 http://www.welfareweekly.com/dwp-rebuked-over-terrible-response-to-pip-review/feed/ 3 277718 Disabled gran who attempted suicide after being found ‘fit for work’ has her benefits reinstated http://www.welfareweekly.com/disabled-gran-who-attempted-suicide-after-being-found-fit-for-work-has-her-benefits-reinstated/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/disabled-gran-who-attempted-suicide-after-being-found-fit-for-work-has-her-benefits-reinstated/#comments Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:51:35 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=277700 http://www.welfareweekly.com/disabled-gran-who-attempted-suicide-after-being-found-fit-for-work-has-her-benefits-reinstated/feed/ 2 277700 DWP agrees to reform benefit appeals process following pressure from MPs http://www.welfareweekly.com/dwp-agrees-to-reform-benefit-appeals-process-following-pressure-from-mps/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/dwp-agrees-to-reform-benefit-appeals-process-following-pressure-from-mps/#comments Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:16:35 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=277686 http://www.welfareweekly.com/dwp-agrees-to-reform-benefit-appeals-process-following-pressure-from-mps/feed/ 1 277686 Thousands of disability benefit assessments deemed ‘unacceptable’ by the Government’s own quality audits http://www.welfareweekly.com/thousands-of-disability-benefit-assessments-deemed-unacceptable-by-the-governments-own-quality-audits/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/thousands-of-disability-benefit-assessments-deemed-unacceptable-by-the-governments-own-quality-audits/#comments Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:39:00 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=277612 http://www.welfareweekly.com/thousands-of-disability-benefit-assessments-deemed-unacceptable-by-the-governments-own-quality-audits/feed/ 2 277612 The road to ‘Cash Not Care’ – a personal voyage of research discovery http://www.welfareweekly.com/the-road-to-cash-not-care-a-personal-voyage-of-research-discovery/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/the-road-to-cash-not-care-a-personal-voyage-of-research-discovery/#comments Thu, 07 Dec 2017 19:54:51 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=277605 http://www.welfareweekly.com/the-road-to-cash-not-care-a-personal-voyage-of-research-discovery/feed/ 1 277605 Philip Hammond just blamed disabled people for the UK’s productivity crisis http://www.welfareweekly.com/philip-hammond-just-blamed-disabled-people-for-the-uks-productivity-crisis/ Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:25:52 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=277600 277600 One in three people with MS refused disability benefit http://www.welfareweekly.com/one-in-three-people-with-ms-refused-disability-benefit/ Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:38:36 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=277575 277575 Tories unveil plan to get more disabled people into work http://www.welfareweekly.com/tories-unveil-plan-to-get-more-disabled-people-into-work/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/tories-unveil-plan-to-get-more-disabled-people-into-work/#comments Wed, 29 Nov 2017 23:55:46 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=277573 http://www.welfareweekly.com/tories-unveil-plan-to-get-more-disabled-people-into-work/feed/ 6 277573 Inquiry into disability benefits ‘deluged’ by tales of despair http://www.welfareweekly.com/inquiry-into-disability-benefits-deluged-by-tales-of-despair/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/inquiry-into-disability-benefits-deluged-by-tales-of-despair/#comments Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:42:45 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=277552 http://www.welfareweekly.com/inquiry-into-disability-benefits-deluged-by-tales-of-despair/feed/ 2 277552 Charity condemns ‘broken’ disability benefit system http://www.welfareweekly.com/charity-condemns-broken-disability-benefit-system/ Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:19:38 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=277412 277412 PIP: the disability benefit that almost killed my wife http://www.welfareweekly.com/pip-the-disability-benefit-that-almost-killed-my-wife/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/pip-the-disability-benefit-that-almost-killed-my-wife/#comments Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:00:32 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=276777 http://www.welfareweekly.com/pip-the-disability-benefit-that-almost-killed-my-wife/feed/ 1 276777 Disabled woman ‘eating out of bins to survive’ half a year after her benefits were axed http://www.welfareweekly.com/disabled-woman-eating-out-of-bins-to-survive-half-a-year-after-her-benefits-were-axed/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/disabled-woman-eating-out-of-bins-to-survive-half-a-year-after-her-benefits-were-axed/#comments Mon, 06 Nov 2017 07:41:17 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=276332 http://www.welfareweekly.com/disabled-woman-eating-out-of-bins-to-survive-half-a-year-after-her-benefits-were-axed/feed/ 17 276332 Disabled people worry about telling employers of their condition http://www.welfareweekly.com/disabled-people-worry-about-telling-employers-of-their-condition/ Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:45:18 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=276199 276199 Disabled woman was wrongly denied benefits for 10 months, says Judge http://www.welfareweekly.com/disabled-woman-wrongly-denied-benefits-for-10-months-wins-her-appeal/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/disabled-woman-wrongly-denied-benefits-for-10-months-wins-her-appeal/#comments Thu, 02 Nov 2017 04:39:38 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=276180 http://www.welfareweekly.com/disabled-woman-wrongly-denied-benefits-for-10-months-wins-her-appeal/feed/ 2 276180 ‘Work and Health Programme’ providers named http://www.welfareweekly.com/work-and-health-programme-providers/ http://www.welfareweekly.com/work-and-health-programme-providers/#comments Thu, 02 Nov 2017 02:49:12 +0000 http://www.welfareweekly.com/?p=276174 http://www.welfareweekly.com/work-and-health-programme-providers/feed/ 7 276174