Wednesday, 22 February 2017

MS Society Campaign: Our Green Paper response: some people with MS can't work, don't put more pressure on them

Source MS Society:

We’re really concerned about changes to disability benefits proposed in the Government's Green Paper on work, health and disability. And we let them know in our detailed response.

We’re urging them to scrap plans to introduce ‘mandatory activity’ for people in the support group of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). These plans could force people, already assessed as too unwell to work, to prepare for work or risk facing cuts to their benefits.  Read on.