Browsing: David Gillon

Employment Head and shoulders of Justin Tomlinson giving evidence to a parliamentary committee
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Disabled campaigners have given mixed reviews to a new version of the government’s Disability Confident employment scheme, with one saying he was “genuinely shocked” by how weak it was. Disability Confident – which has urged employers to “see the ability, not the disability” – has attracted criticism since its launch three years ago for
Benefits and Poverty Entrance to DWP's Caxton House HQ
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Ministers are considering plans to slash benefit payments to hundreds of thousands of disabled people, by scrapping a key part of the main out-of-work disability benefit, employment and support allowance (ESA), according to the BBC. The BBC reports that a leaked Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) document describes ESA as a “passive” benefit