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‘Fit For Work’ Tests Pushing Disabled People Into Suicide, Says Corbyn (Video)

Iain Duncan Smith's 'fit for work' tests are pushing mentally ill and disabled people into committing suicide, says Jeremy Corbyn.

‘Callous’ Tory Welfare Axe Could Hit 43% Of Disabled Benefit Claimants

Iain Duncan Smith is facing an investigation by the United Nations, over whether his welfare cuts are a 'gross' human rights violation.

Death Has Become A Part Of Britain’s Benefits System

More than 80 people a month are now dying after being declared ‘fit for work’. The safety net that used to be there for the most vulnerable is being torn to shreds.

Thousands Have Died After Being Found Fit For Work, DWP Figures Show

Campaigners demand welfare overhaul after statistics reveal 2,380 people died between 2011 and 2014 shortly after being declared able to work.




Employment grant for disabled people to rise by £15k, but is it enough?

Critics argue £57k cap on 'Access To Work' scheme should be lifted completely.

Grieving daughter handed her mother’s ashes to benefits assessor to prove she wasn’t ‘fit for work’

Inexcusable and heartless blunder by the Department for Work and Pensions.

Scrap ‘highly regressive’ council tax, says thinktank

Resolution Foundation says levy now resembles much maligned poll tax and should be replaced with more progressive system.

Tory welfare cuts ‘£3bn deeper than expected’

New figures reveal the freeze on working age benefits will erode household incomes much more deeply than originally forecast.

Corbyn urged to win votes by pledging £10bn more on care for disabled elderly

Fabian Society research identifies shortfall in funding for 1.2 million older people.

Terminally ill to be given priority over benefit underpayments, says McVey

Work and Pensions Secretary vowed to prioritise "any individuals whom we know from our systems to be terminally ill".