DWP accused of offering disabled people ‘take it or leave it’ benefits

      Comments Off on
DWP accused of offering disabled people ‘take it or leave it’ benefits




Share This Story

Lower value ‘deals’ allegedly offered to vulnerable people appealing against decisions

Vulnerable and disabled people are being pressured to accept unrecorded telephone “deals” paying thousands of pounds less in benefits than they may be legally entitled to, charities and lawyers have said.

The Department for Work and Pensions has been accused of making “decide right now” offers to people who have appealed against a decision to deny them benefits. In some cases the people say they were told the offer would be withdrawn if they did not accept it within minutes.

Continue reading…