Disability Benefit Review

‘Muddle’ And ‘Confusion’ Over DWP’s 1.6 Million PIP Reviews

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  From My Disability Matters.   The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is causing “muddle” and “confusion” by refusing to clarify which disabled people will have their claims re-examined through its mammoth programme of disability benefit reviews. Sarah Newton, the minister for disabled people, announced last week that DWP would review 1.6 million personal independence payment […]

Government To Review 1.6M Disability Benefit Claims After High Court Ruling On ‘Blatantly Discriminatory’ System


  By Chris Baynes in The Independent.   The Government is to review 1.6 million disability benefit claims after the High Court ruled the system was “blatantly discriminatory” against people with mental health problems. Every personal independence payment (PIP) claimant is to be reassessed, with about 220,000 people in line to receive higher allowances, after ministers decided […]

What Is The PIP Review ? How ‘Austerity’ Measure Backfired And Could Cost Government £3 Billion


  By Steven Hopkins in HUFFPOST.   The Government has pledged to review all 1.6 million disability benefit claims after deciding not to fight a High Court ruling on personal independence payment (PIP) that a judge called “blatantly discriminatory”. The court ruling in December, ministers previously said, could see 220,000 PIP claimants awarded higher payments. Earlier […]

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