Sickness benefit claimants left with not enough to live on, say campaigners

Major study finds the majority of people on sickness benefits are struggling to make ends meet, thanks to Tory cuts.

 

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patrick daly
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patrick daly

“83% of ESA claimants are satisfied with their overall experience.” ? Utter Bollocks

jeffrey davies
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jeffrey davies

Department for Work and Pensions spokesperson dismissed the DBC’s findings and highlighted the department’s own research, showing that “83% of ESA claimants are satisfied with their overall experience.” who are these people who are satisfied you bet it should read are not

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mindovermatter
Atos found my sister absolutely fit for work in 2013 despite her severe COPD. She was then moved on to JSA and sanctioned up to 20 times in one year for not engaging in an adequate job search – this was due to repeated bouts of ill health and hospital stays. She struggled with enormous stress due to the WCA, was taken to court by our LA because once JSA is sanctioned there are often problems with housing benefit. She was rushed to hospital in late 2016 with acute respiratory failure, Dr’s then discovered her heart was failing, she was… Read more »