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Big legal victory for Disabled people
The DWP’s changes to PIP regulations have been declared unlawful
Press release: Disability rights coalition calls for talks with prime minister over ‘human catastrophe’
A coalition of Disabled people’s organisations has today written to the Prime Minister urging her to meet with them to discuss the deteriorating quality of life experienced by millions of disabled people in the UK.
Press Release: Access to Work Cap goes to the High Court
The High Court has ruled that a legal challenge of the Access to Work cap can go ahead. The restrictions were introduced by the Department for Work and Pensions to limit the amount of support that individuals can be awarded by the once flagship disability employment scheme.
Work and Pensions Committee report on PIP and ESA assessments – “failing claimants and the public purse”
The Work and Pensions Committee has published a report on claimant’s distressing experiences of assessments for disability benefits PIP and ESA carried out for the Department of Work and Pensions by private contractors Capita, Atos and Maximus. The Committee says public contract failures have led to a loss of trust that risks undermining the operation of major disability benefits.