11. Feb, 2018


"A “substantial minority” of long-term disability benefit claimants are being failed by an assessment system that is too often undermined by basic errors, insensitivity and ignorance about people’s conditions, MPs have said."

No, the process is being undermined by blatant LIES being recorded by assessors who are under target pressures imposed by their employers, Capita, Atos and Maximus. The last seven years have seen sufficient evidence that this is in fact the case. Channel Four's "Dispatches" programme and a following documentary on BBC2, for examples, along with whistleblowers in the press and indie media.

Let's start calling a spade a spade, shall we? That way the right kind of corrections to the corruption can be implemented.

As it stands, this report by the W&P Select Committee is a waste of paper and will achieve none of the necessary improvements that would help to alleviate the increased suffering that the process is currently causing among disabled people.

In its report, the work and pensions select committee said: ‘sometimes things go very wrong indeed’. A “substantial minority” of long-term disability benefit…