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Benefits and Poverty Claire Glasman at a protest, holding a WinVisible sign calling for independent living not Trident
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A grassroots group has warned MPs that the “terrifying insecurity” caused by the government’s regime of disability benefit assessments is driving disabled women to destitution, and even “hastening their deaths”. WinVisible has submitted evidence to the Commons work and pensions select committee about the impact of the assessments on some of the many disabled
Benefits and Poverty Head and shoulders of CeaJay Clem, showing scarring around nose and mouth
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A furious disability benefit claimant has produced what she says is the clearest evidence yet that healthcare professionals working for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are writing dishonest assessment reports. CeaJay Clem, from Gloucestershire, has chronic discoid lupus, which has caused a significant facial disfigurement (pictured). But despite the impact of the
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