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On the morning of the Thursday 27 February at 9.30am WOWpetition (the initiative of disabled and sick people calling for a cumulative impact assessment of welfare reform on the most vulnerable) will be holding a breakfast lobby in the Jubilee Room of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster – ahead of a debate in the Commons Chamber due for 11.30am.
Today, Monday 16 December 2013, the Care Bill has its second reading in the Westminster parliament.
On 12 December 2013 Paul Litchfield finally released his Year Four report on the operation of the government's Work Capability Assessment (WCA) system.
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).