12/06/2018 by socialistfight
Vital issues her for the disabled and unemployed
This Thursday 14 June, at the High Court, Strand, London WC2A 2LL
9.30am: Support disabled claimants at the Joint vigil: Disabled People Against Cuts, Single Mothers’ Self-Defence, WinVisible, Rev Paul Nicolson (Taxpayers Against Poverty), Maggie Zolobajluk, and others.
10am: In court – the judge will announce his ruling. Check court number here.
- On Thursday 14 June, the judge will announce his ruling in the case brought by Mr P, a terminally-ill man who lives alone, and other disabled claimants previously on ESA who lost around £180 a month. They were brutally denied severe disability premiums after moving to a Universal Credit (UC) area. Read more here.
- In court, the DWP said that their approach is to “test and learn”. We say to the DWP: “Test and learn – SCRAP Universal Credit!”
- Ahead of the judgement, benefits Minister Esther McVey was forced to concede in a statement
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