5,000 people died before being repaid over benefits error
UK campaigners condemn ‘national scandal’ affecting ill and disabled claimants
5,000 chronically-ill & disabled people died before being repaid benefits they were wrongly denied Relates to a major failure at DWP on the watch of Iain Duncan Smith
The consequences of the DWP's "culture of indifference" continue to shock: official figures show 5,000 ill and disabled people died before they could be compensated for a benefits underpayment error that took six years to be corrected
5,000 ill & disabled people died before being repaid over benefits error. Shocking neglect & abuse of vulnerable people by a system that was supposed to protect them. Shameful!