Disability benefit: Government finally succumbs to judges’ decision

A government benefits agency, faced with a legal defeat seven months ago, has at last backtracked. It has finally decided to abide by the judges' ruling. It is now to change how it makes decisions about a key disability benefit. The UK`s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)has backed down over the way it looks … Continue reading Disability benefit: Government finally succumbs to judges’ decision

Disabilities: Government loses tribunals, then changes rules

Unhappy about two decisions made against it in legal tribunals, in relation to assessments for a disability benefit, the government now plans to change the regulations to get its own way. Is that a cynical response? Yes. It's like changing the rules of a sport halfway through a game because you don't like the referee's … Continue reading Disabilities: Government loses tribunals, then changes rules