Court finds that forcing a claimant to wait until a legal appeal can be lodged to be able to receive ESA again is in breach of their right to a fair trial. DLA's mandatory reconsideration, delaying such an appeal, declared illegal.
Ian Franks accuses government of being disingenuous - as well as uncaring, lacking compassion, discriminating against people with disabilities, and ... being pathetic.
MS Society, with other members of the Disability Benefits Consortium, is stepping up its fight for equality by asking us to sign an online petition to the UK government.
Campaigners for disabled people are criticising the government for continuing to fail to produce information and guidance to help disabled people protect themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus pandemic: Government finance plan includes promise to pay ‘whatever it costs’ for treatment and testing
Calls for changes to a key disability benefit to be given priority by the government are being spearheaded by the country’s lead campaigning multiple sclerosis charity. It is also championing efforts to influence the agenda of a cross-party MS group.
It is no surprise that Theresa May wants to hold on to the keys of 10 Downing Street. After all, it is the official home of the British prime minister. But she needs help, her Conservative party fell several seats short of an overall majority in last week's general election. As I write this, talks … Continue reading May’s ‘extreme’ bedfellows may be good for welfare benefits