11 Jul

Benefit tales

Figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) show that the number of sick and disabled people who have had their sickness benefit sanctioned is on the rise.

According to available figures, which were released in response to a freedom of information request (pdf), sickness benefit claimants with mental health problems are far more likely to have their benefit slashed than those with a physical disability

Read this article on the Welfare News Service here: http://welfarenewsservice.com/sickness-benefit-sanctions-rise-dwp-figures-show-graph/

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