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Read the latest insights from our team on the personal stories, policy developments and opportunities for change we work towards
Why the voices of tenants living on benefits in the Private Rented Sector Matter
In her blog, Raji discusses the impact of welfare reforms on our Private Rented Sector Access Scheme and why securing additional funding to employ a Campaigns and Tenants Voice Officer is so crucial for our work moving forward.
From Assessment to Assessment, from 65 Points to Zero: No Safety in the System
Our head of casework writes about one of our disabled clients who in 2016 was awarded 65 points on her Employment and Support Allowance with the recommendation never to be reassessed at Tribunal. She was then reassessed and awarded ZERO points.
Discretion is an injustice: DWP threatens to sanction disabled people challenging flawed health assessments under Universal Credit
Over 112,000 signed our petition, many of whom are shocked and upset about the DWP' discouraging GPs from providing fit notes and allowing people to access the appeal rate of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). But under Universal Credit no equivalent exists, leaving disabled people like “Aaron” threatened with sanctions.