Browsing: Freedom of Information

Independent Living Fleur Perry wearing a blue dress
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More than 40 NHS primary care organisations – and possibly many more – have quietly introduced policies that could see disabled people with complex healthcare needs shunted into residential or nursing homes against their wishes, new research has revealed. Disabled campaigner Fleur Perry (pictured), who edits the website Disability United, reached the conclusion after
Benefits and Poverty Entrance to DWP's Caxton House HQ
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The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is refusing to publish nine secret reviews into the deaths of benefit claimants, despite finally admitting that seven of them relate to people who took their own lives. DWP only released the information after Disability News Service (DNS) lodged a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
Benefits and Poverty Entrance to DWP's Caxton House HQ
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The information watchdog is to investigate the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) over its refusal to publish secret reviews into 49 benefit-related deaths. The Information Commissioner’s Office has launched the investigation into DWP’s failure to provide information requested by Disability News Service (DNS). A series of DNS Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) requests