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Benefits and Poverty Poster with Iain Duncan Smith' in a prison outfit and the word 'guilty'
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Government ministers failed to show secret reports into the deaths of benefit claimants to the independent expert they commissioned to review their much-criticised “fitness for work” assessment, new evidence suggests. A Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) response to a Disability News Service (DNS) freedom of information request shows that seven of its secret
Employment Penny Mordaunt speaking to MPs
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Disabled people and other campaigners have reacted with shock, anger and concern to government proposals to consider forcing all sick and disabled people on out-of-work disability benefits to take part in “mandatory” activity. Disability News Service (DNS) revealed last week that the new work, health and disability green paper suggests that all claimants of
Benefits and Poverty John McArdle speaking into a microphone
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A disabled activist has told a parliamentary committee that the Scottish government should “speak out more forcefully” about disabled benefit claimants who have died as a result of the “fitness for work” test. John McArdle, co-founder of the Scottish grassroots campaign Black Triangle, was giving evidence to the Scottish parliament’s social security committee as
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