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DWP is facing investigation following the suicide of 42-year-old mum of ninee

April 5, 2018

Politics and Insights

Jodey Whiting’s mother, Joy Dove, with Jodey’s daughter Emma Bell (Image: Ian McIntyre)

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is facing a legal investigation after a mother of nine took her own life “because the DWP stopped her benefits”. 

Jodey Whiting, who suffered severely disabling medical conditions, ended her own life in February 2017, shortly after the DWP stopped her disability support payments. The payments stopped because was claimed by the DWP that Jodey failed to attend a work capability assessment (WCA).

However, her family claims that she never received the appointment letter and is blaming the Government for her suicide.

The 42-year-old grandmother was diagnosed with a brain cyst and curvature of the spine and could barely walk to her own front door, but an inquest has heard that despite her  disabilities, Jodey Whiting faced a distressing battle with the DWP for lifeline benefits.

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  1. janette waddingham permalink
    April 5, 2018 11:59 am

    Hi Vicky

    This is shocking. If you click on the item and scroll down to the bottom, there is a petition to sign. Though you might like to sign it.

    J x


  2. April 5, 2018 1:43 pm

    “Supported by volunteers from the Citizens Advice Bureau”

    So where are the police?

    CAB fakes are bribed directly by the DWP –
    “CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU,1009567, “£2,066,173” , GRANT”

    The Bribery Act 2010 –

    Perverting The Course of Justice –

    Original story here –

    Fraud Act 2006 –

    Misconduct in Public Office –

    Homicide: Murder and Manslaughter –

    UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Articles

    UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

    Criminal Justice Act 1988 – Torture

    How come STILL doesn’t know ANY of that???
    Ahhh –

    “Political Scientists”
    don’t you just LOVE oxymorons.

    “To join the Labour Party:

    ““To remain silent and indifferent is the greatest sin of all” – Elie Wiesel”
    What a hypocrite.


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