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    The Government has the evidence, they are choosing not to listen.

    For years, the Government has had reams of evidence handed to them showing not only why the disability benefits assessments processes are simply not working – but also how they’re actively harming people. For too many who apply for health and disability benefits, they are met with barriers, hostility, and stigma, and are denied the income they’re entitled to.

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    How the Government have continued to prop up a two-tier welfare state by ignoring 2 million people during this pandemic

    The Government have refused to engage with the evidence that the almost 2 million people on legacy benefits, who are predominantly disabled, sick, or careers, need an increase in their income. This refusal means that too many legacy benefit claimants are left to choose between heating their homes, buying medication or putting warm food on the table.

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    ‘My brother didn’t die so people could be treated like this’

    ‘We’re not just fighting for an extra £20 a week for people, we’re fighting to ensure that the Government treats all people with dignity and respect, regardless of their status in society.’ Read Ella’s piece on the campaign #IncreaseDisabilityBenefits and the impact the discriminatory move by Government has had on millions of people.