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Lords table motion to kill new Tory restrictions on PIP

February 27, 2017

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westminster-20121020-00081Around 160,000 disabled people will be stripped of their entitlement to support for the additional costs they face because of their disability after the government shifted the goalposts to deal with upper tribunal legal rulings, according to the Labour Party.

Debbie Abrahams, shadow work and pensions secretary, said: “Instead of listening to the court’s criticisms of personal independence payment assessments and correcting these injustices, the government has instead decided to undermine the legal basis of the rulings.

This is an unprecedented attempt to subvert an independent tribunal judgment by a government with contempt for judicial process.

By shifting the goalposts, the Tory government will strip entitlements from over 160,000 disabled people, money which the courts believe is rightfully theirs.

This is a step too far, even for this Tory government. Labour will stand with disabled people, who have already borne the brunt of seven years of austerity, in fighting this…

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  1. February 27, 2017 4:59 pm

    there’s a word for that lot begins with B and ends with a D.closing every door for those who cant help being ill or disabled. no one asks for those things to happen to them nor do they do anything to make it happen, unemployment is another… most people are unemployed because of the above or losing their jobs through no fault of their own. ok i know im repeating what so many others are saying. but you feel so worn down with it all and nothing seems to make them see what they are doing……..or maybe they do but as i8s so often said, simply dont care

  2. February 27, 2017 10:06 pm

    So when is total Fake Debbie Abrahams going to start doing it’s job?

    It’s gang of criminal abusers (Labour Party) own 17 Police forces (run by their Police and Crime Commissioners)…
    And every Social Services department in a Labour run Council.

    So where are Debbie Abrahams bent cops and nonce social workers???

    *ALL* MP’s have a ‘Public Duty’ to “Uphold The Law” – so when are all of those lowlife political criminal abusers going to get stuffed in prison?

    Fraud Act 2006 –
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2006/35/contents

    Witness Intimidation – (eg. DWP ‘ appeals’ and ‘tribunals’)
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1994/33/section/51

    Criminal Attempts Act 1981 –
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1981/47/contents

    Homicide: Murder and Manslaughter –
    http://www.cps.gov.uk/legal/h_to_k/homicide_murder_and_manslaughter/

    Accessories and Abettors Act 1861 –
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Vict/24-25/94/crossheading/as-to-abettors-in-misdemeanors

    Care Act 2014 – Safeguarding adults at risk of abuse or neglect –
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2014/23/section/42/enacted

    Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 –
    Ill-treatment or wilful neglect: care worker offence –
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2015/2/section/20/enacted
    Ill-treatment or wilful neglect: care provider offence –
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2015/2/section/21/enacted

    Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 –
    Corrupt or other improper exercise of police powers and privileges –
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2015/2/section/26/enacted

    Misconduct in Public Office –
    http://www.cps.gov.uk/legal/l_to_o/misconduct_in_public_office/

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