A “made-up policy fudge” is bringing significant financial hardship to terminally ill people struggling to access benefits, according to a report.
Blind people will no longer be asked to read letters from an eye chart to get a lifeline benefit.
Some 1.9 million adults will be at least £1,000 per year worse off under Universal Credit - while 1.6 million will gain more than this amount - analysis has found.
The UK Government spent more than £120 million on benefit and child support claimant appeal tribunals last year, sparking accusations the welfare system is “not fit for purpose”.
More than two thirds of people faced being wrongly denied social security benefits, according to new figures.
THE UK Government is to hold crunch talks with an SNP MP after The Sunday Post revealed concerns that blind and visually impaired people have been denied vital benefits because assessors don’t understand sight loss.
Blind injustice: Experts warn visually impaired are losing lifeline benefit because of incompetent testing
BLIND people are being denied crucial benefits because the official assessors do not understand sight loss, experts have warned.
A SEVERELY disabled man who was told he could work as a barman has received an apology from benefits bosses.
‘I was made to feel like a benefits scrounger’: Mum of murdered kids left suicidal after benefits cut
A MUM whose husband murdered their children has told how she has been too ill to fight a decision to strip her of disability benefits.
Disabled man who struggles to walk or use his right arm survives on £40 a week after he was ruled fit for work as a barman and had benefits cut
A DISABLED man who struggles to walk or use his right hand and arm has been ruled fit for work as a barman.
RUTH DAVIDSON'S welfare spokesperson at Holyrood, Michelle Ballantyne – the would-be social security minister if the Tories ever get into Bute House – has sparked outrage by saying it is “fair” that people on benefits should not have more than two children.