Desperate disability benefits applicants ‘being denied extra support’, amid criticism of assessment system
Lawyers helping sick and disabled people fight benefit claims at tribunal have accused the government of creating a “hostile environment” where claimants are “just not believed.”
Disability vehicles taken away
Thousands of people with disabilities have already had their adapted vehicles taken away, because of changes in the benefit system. Now the charity Muscular Dystrophy UK says 900 people each week are losing their cars or scooters because they’re being denied the new Personal Independence Payments.
FactCheck: the truth about disability benefits cuts
George Osborne insists the government is increasing the money it spends on disabled people, even as he is criticised for the latest cut. Who’s right?