Government’s own watchdog slams DWP over disabled people’s benefit eligibility tests

From Inside Housing by Heather Spurr:

Long delays to disabled people’s benefit eligibility tests are causing distress and financial difficulties for claimants, the government’s independent auditor has said.

The National Audit Office said today claimants were having to wait longer than expected for assessments, with the Department for Work and Pensions making just 16 per cent of the number of decisions it had expected by the end of October last year.

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