Tens of thousands of disabled people hit by cruel benefit sanctions, DWP figures show : Welfare Weekly.

More than 71,000 sanctions were applied against disabled ESA claimants between 3 December 2012 and 30 December 2016. While the mainstream media is focusing on the latest employment data, figures published today by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) reveal that tens of thousands of people with disabilities have been subjected to cruel benefit […]

via Tens of thousands of disabled people hit by cruel benefit sanctions, DWP figures show : Welfare Weekly. — DWPExamination.

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One thought on “Tens of thousands of disabled people hit by cruel benefit sanctions, DWP figures show : Welfare Weekly.

  1. “The most common reason for sanction referrals seems to be ‘failure to participate in work related activity” – Revolutionary thought-could the “failure” be in some way related to the individuals disability?

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