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  1. Benefits errors trigger £5,000 refunds for ESA claimants https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45892109#
  2. A distressed daughter presented her mother’s ashes as evidence to a doctor who was sent round by benefits inspectors to assess if the dead woman was fit to work. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/daughter-mothers-ashes-benefits-inspector-fit-to-work-proof-hatti-louise-broxton-wolverhampton-a8264636.html
  3. Thousands of sick and disabled had benefits underpaid Around 45,000 sick and disabled people may be entitled to around £2,500 each but a small number of people could be owed £20,000. https://news.sky.com/story/thousands-of-sick-and-disabled-had-benefits-underpaid-11298559
  4. Disability benefit claimants believe assessors deliberately tell lies about them https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/disability-benefit-claimants-believe-assessors-14284994
  5. Every person receiving Personal Independence Payments (PIP) will have their claim reviewed, the Department for Work and Pensions has said. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42862904
  6. Ministers back down in legal battle over disability benefits http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42745616#
  7. 'Selling everything' because of universal credit http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-41590794/selling-everything-because-of-universal-credit
  8. Hi everyone, Just an update I've been to the tribunal last week and my appeal was allowed. The tribunal transferred me back to the support component and recommended the department does not reassess me within 24 months. I hope the government do something to sort this problem out and not waste taxpayers money. Thanks to everyone who helped me.
  9. Punished for being ill: ‘Benefit changes made my illness much worse’ Read more at: http://www.lep.co.uk/news/health/punished-for-being-ill-benefit-changes-made-my-illness-much-worse-1-8752619
  10. "Barbaric" 50-page PIP benefits application was reason disabled woman took her own life, claims sister http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/barbaric-50-page-pip-benefits-10403682
  11. Disability benefits: PIPs assessment firms 'to get extra £200m' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39599331#
  12. DWP asked disability benefit claimant why she had not killed herself http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/dwp-benefit-sanctions-mental-health-suicide-killer-herself-assessments-pip-a7682991.html
  13. Spending freeze to cut extra £4bn from benefits as raft of new benefit cuts kick in http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/benefit-freeze-cuts-austerity-measures-welfare-state-inflation-a7661196.html
  14. Hi all, I had a letter from tribunal to inform me that they have received my appeal form. How long will it take for the hearing date? I hope I am successful, if not whats the procedure for upper tribunal? Thanks.
  15. http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/HMCTS/GetForm.do?court_forms_id=3038
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