"Disabled people denied benefit uplift during pandemic because it would be ‘too complicated’ for DWP IT system"

independent.co.uk/news/uk/home

Basically, people on older benefits are not getting £20 extra per week that people on Universal Credit are getting, and it's been 8 months.

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UK : Don't Leave Disabled People Behind

you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions

"The Government has chosen to ‘focus on new claimants’ by providing an extra £20 a week for people claiming Universal Credit. ... they are discriminating against millions of people"

"Oh sorry, we can't stop being inhumane because our computer system is too old" is an excuse I am extremely used to as a nonbinary person, but to see it in a context is a new kick in the teeth!

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