Coronavirus — temporary benefit changes

STOP PRESS The DWP has just announced that they are suspending face-to-face interviews for ESA, PIP and Universal Credit. See here Info for new claimants and people affected by the Coronavirus see here Previous info: From the i newspaper, the temporary benefit changes announced in the Budget 2020 by the Chancellor about sick pay, hardship … Read more

UC challenges by mum of disabled daughter and ESA man found “fit for work”

More legal challenges to Universal Credit are on the way: by a man whose ESA was stopped when he was unfairly found “fit for work”; and by a single mother who lost her carer benefits as her daughter’s DLA did not continue smoothly. More information from theĀ Child Poverty Action GroupĀ (CPAG) representing the claimants, is below. … Read more