Tagged: Department for Work and Pensions

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Three new criticisms of the DWP

“A target-driven culture created perverse incentives” – I think we can agree with this recent article from charity Turn2us relating to a report by the National Audit Office. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Benefit fraud and error at record low

Fraud and error in the benefit system has dropped to the lowest level ever, falling by £350 million last year. New figures published by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) show that benefit fraud...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Benefit hoax – DWP told woman was dead!

A woman was left penniless after a hoax caller told the Department for Work and Pensions she was dead. Jobless Janet Millward’s £240-a-fortnight housing benefit and disability living allowance were stopped. The tax office also...