In the 2012 Welfare Reform Act, the government replaced Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with Personal Independence Payments (PIP).
Category - welfare reform
May 9, 2016
April 12, 2016
When Stephen Crabb replaced Iain Duncan Smith as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, it was an opportunity to hope for a different approach, and a change of direction from the DWP. Alth
March 24, 2016
March 19, 2016
From the very beginning of his involvement in social security policy, Iain Duncan Smith got it wrong.
February 21, 2016
All Our Welfare : Towards participatory social policy by Peter Beresford
February 6, 2016
Recently, the government's Fit For Work (FFW) service tweeted, 'For 300,000 people, sic
February 5, 2016
A young man I know, David, (not his real name) is heartbreakingly eager to work and has a mild learning disability.
January 27, 2016
Winston Churchill said, "Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." This would seem to describe perfectly the government's approach to welfare reform.
January 18, 2016
Having just written about how current employment practices make the aim of getting a million disabled people into
January 12, 2016
Enough is enough. We can no longer tolerate families going hungry in the seventh wealthiest nation on the planet.