SNP MP says the UK Government's controversial work capability assessment system is 'not fit for purpose' and should be reviewed.
"What's the point?": David Metcalf is said to have felt 'frustrated and upset' after being found 'fit for work' by the DWP.
Heartless Department for Work and Pensions continues to treat sick and disabled people with utter contempt.
Work capability assessment 'creates unnecessary preventable harm', says researcher.
Disability charity says "no one should be forced to drag themselves up a staircase in order to attend their benefits appointment".
Labour vows to transform the welfare system from one that demonises disabled people to one that supports them.
BBC News reports exposing how a US firm were influencing UK welfare reforms were inexplicably removed from their archives.
Neoliberal politics opened the door for the future destruction of the welfare state when aided by an unelected banker with too much political power, writes Mo Stewart.
Lord Freud was unelected and had no prior political experience, but his welfare reforms have adversely affected millions of vulnerable people.
Conservatives accused of "targeting the most vulnerable in society" with "callous" cuts to Employment and Support Allowance.
Cruel changes mean up to a half a million of the UK's most vulnerable citizens will see lower benefit payments.
It’s easier to accept the limitless Tory lies rather than face reality, says Mo Stewart.
Questions remain regarding existing claimants who appeal against a negative decision after the cut-off date.
Work Capability Assessments "are fundamentally discriminatory to people with mental health conditions", report says.
Despite being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Claire was found 'fit for work' by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Rising numbers of deaths all linked to the ongoing welfare reforms remain unreported.
UN says measures aimed at reducing public spending since 2010 have affected disabled people disproportionately.
Labour are urging the government to scrap planned cuts to Employment Support Allowance (ESA).
Work and Pensions Secretary Damien Green will announce a consultation on changes to the Work Capability Assessment.
John McArdle was giving evidence to the Scottish Social Security Committee on the impact of social security cuts on disabled people.
Changes mean sickness benefit claimants with conditions 'which can only get worse' will no longer be asked to attend assessments for retesting.
Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, Debbie Abrahams MP, also said being on social security shouldn't mean having to live in poverty.
Motion backs calls for 'fit for work tests' to be scrapped and replaced by a fair and humane process for determining work capability.
New study finds that disabled people living in deprived areas are more likely to lose their benefits under the government’s controversial assessments system.