Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

No Help at All

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

No Help at All

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I WONDER if anyone realised just how far Cameron, pictured, and his cronies are prepared to go to stop people from claiming benefits? If you are taken from incapacity benefits, you will be put into one of two groups. Either supported or work related support groups.

If, like me, you have been put into the second group, it does not matter if you are dreadfully ill or disabled as long as you can "push a button".

You do have the right to appeal, but they are closing down all the citizens advice bureaus, with flimsy excuses.

You can no longer ask for legal aid? So basically you will get no help at all. I got in touch with Mental Health North East.

These people are doing a brilliant job in trying to help people that really cannot go and find a job (apart from the fact there are none).

The Government are then saying "if people win their appeal, reassess them straightaway"? …

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