Government intends to record PIP assessments

This is wonderful news …. or is it? I suppose it depends on your view of the honesty of the government and its department responsible for disability benefits. The UK’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) intends to record the controversial Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment as “a standard part of the process”. At least, … Continue reading Government intends to record PIP assessments

Amazing! People with disabilities do not trust benefit claims assessments

Who’d have thought it? People with disabilities have a pervasive lack of trust in the method of assessing welfare benefit claims, say MPs. Assessments produced by companies were ‘riddled with errors and omissions’, says the House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee. Those companies are contractors Atos, Capita, and Maximus. That’s just what campaigners … Continue reading Amazing! People with disabilities do not trust benefit claims assessments