Claudette Lawrence, 49, is an activist and campaigner who also suffers with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), which can cause extreme mental and physical exhaustion.

She has set up the petition because she has recently come into contact with a lot of people who are having problems when it comes to their benefits.

The petition calls for the minister for disabled people, health and work, Sarah Newton, to work with the government to stop people with mental and physical disabilities attending medical assessments a long way from where they live.

 

To read the rest of this story, click on the link below: