The new Health and Disability Green paper focuses on overhauling the benefits system and getting one million more disabled people into paid employment. Minster for Disabled People Justin Tomlinson speaks about the new paper to editor, Lorne Gillies.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has revealed new video assessments are being expanded to improve the benefits system for the disabled community.
British Sign Language interpreters are now available across all DWP benefit-related services, utilising a Video Relay Service.
The way you apply and are assessed for different disability benefits has changed due to the pandemic. Here’s what you need to be aware of going forward.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has introduced a new video relay service to help British Sign Language (BSL) users access government services.
The government has announced plans to roll out a single service to deliver all disability benefits assessments. The service will be trialled before being rolled out nationally.
Today (13 February), Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to reshuffle his cabinet in his first major reshuffle since becoming PM. Ahead of the announcements, we look back at our interview with Justin Tomlinson, Minister of State for Disabled People.
The government’s ongoing saga regarding disability benefits has come to a new low today as it’s been discovered the lengths it has gone to stop…