Campaigners call for benefit assessment ban after man dies in jobcentre

FILM director Ken Loach backed campaigners calling for an immediate ban on benefit assessments today after a man deemed “fit for work” died in a jobcentre.

The man had been waiting for an appointment to discuss his benefit claims, having been declared “fit for work” earlier this year.

Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) called on the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to shelve all personal independence payments (Pip) and employment and support allowance (ESA)...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-11-18 21:23
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