Disability Alliance 26 Jan 2011
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Disability Alliance 26 Jan 2011
Hansard - Written Ministerial Statements 25 Jan 2011
Work and Pensions
Incapacity Benefit Reassessment
The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Chris Grayling): The trial...
Are there any independant news reports for this demonstration?
25 January 2011 – Majority of people found fit for work as Government presses ahead with reforms
The Disability Alliance contributory IB:
2.3 What are the rules for contributory IB?
There are two national insurance contribution tests for contributory incapacity benefit.
You should take advice from the CAB or a Welfare Rights Officer to make sure you are claiming everything that you are entitled to.
You should take advice from the CAB,they will be able to tell you what your entitlements are & how to go about claiming them once you start living with your partner.
Medical services will provide an independent medical opinion on the claimant’s condition, functionality and their ability to perform activities related to work. They do not provide a diagnostic...
Medical services will arrange for a HCP to provide an opinion on LCW on either an
ESA85 if the claimant has been examined or
ESA85A if the claimant has not been examined.
You should take detailed advice ,a nomadic lifestyle could affect your benefits.
It may also affect any payments that you make to your carer & your housing benefit & housing status.
You should take advice on this,as the above passage would depend on DWP medical advice & personal circumstances.
You are welcome Derek.
It would be a shame for your husband to miss out on his entitlement to benefit because he is worried about something that hasn't yet happened.He should attend his medical for IB,get that out of the...
The link is working now.It is the info you were asking for,however there is no mention of SDA claimants in it.You should ask your MP or maybe put in a FoI request yourself.
This is the info:
From a FoI request:
`can you indicate when the nominal review date is likely to be at which point the migration will commence for the group of claimants currently with exempt...
You should try & get some help & support before the situation deteriates furthur.Speak to your husband's GP & the Community nurse,ask for help,tell them that your husband has locked himself in the...
Ring them again & ask to speak to a manager.
You should be able to claim the assessment rate of ESA while appealing.
Reassessment info here:
The new ESA50 will be available to download from the Directgov website 14 March 2011.This will be the...
He can check his review date by ringing & asking IB.
Here is some interesting research about Melatonin & electric light:
Help with health costs:
Quoted from an article by Melissa Viney:
...These staff may not be qualified doctors; a further statement by Atos in response to an freedom of information request is telling:
So does this mean that if you're taking something like methotrexate which is a cytotoxic drug you could be placed into the Support Group?
No,this would only apply to those claimants who are...
Thanks for pointing that out,I have placed a fresh link to the DWP reassessment process.