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The government pushed disabled people from Incapacity Benefit to a failing new ESA system against the wishes of their independent assessor, it is revealed today.
In 2008, the then Labour government introduced a new out of work sickness benefit, Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), to replace the old Incapacity Benefit (IB).
The International Conference on AIDS and STI’s in Africa sees sexual and gender-based violence as perpetuating the continued spread of HIV and AIDS.
Yesterday I received an email from John Lewis inviting me to “be the perfect host this Christmas”. This would apparently be facilitated by the purchase of “cookware” and “serveware" which would enable me to “cook with ease from morning to night.”
Two new reports draw attention to the damaging impact of 'fit for work' assessments on sick and disabled people, and the underlying cause of their flaws.
Forcing millions to work even longer, as the government proposes, will worsen age and class divides, say critics of the UK government’s plans.