A House of Commons inquiry into disability benefits has heard from more than 3,000 people in despair at the system, including dozens who say they have been driven to suicidal thoughts by the process.
27 November 2017
Read The Guardian article here
A grassroots group has warned MPs that the “terrifying insecurity” caused by the government’s regime of disability benefit assessments is driving disabled women to destitution, and even “hastening their deaths”.
WinVisible has submitted evidence to the Commons work and pensions select committee about the impact of the assessments on some of the many disabled women they have supported with their employment and support allowance (ESA) and personal independence payment (PIP) claims.
23 November 2017
Read the DIsability News Service article about their submission here
See the evidence given to a Commons Select Committee about the appalling impact of these assessments.
21 November 2017
Watch and read here