DWP Faces Legal Action Over ‘Unreasonable’ Disability Benefit Delays

Posted: May 14, 2015 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

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Vulnerable disabled people have taken the government to court over delays to disability benefits, it has been reported today.

Lawyers at Irwin Mitchell have launched a judicial review on the grounds that delays to Personal Independence Payment (PIP), which is replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for disabled people, of over a year are ‘so unreasonable that they are unlawful’.

Red the rest of this story here: http://www.welfareweekly.com/dwp-face-legal-action-over-unreasonable-disability-benefit-delays/

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