Welfare Reform

I was recently at a conference which focused on welfare reform and its relation to the criminal justice system in L&B and Forth Valley Community Justice Areas. Yes, there’s a connection, but it’s more than that. Today I’ve been reading a few bits and pieces about the impact medical assessment and re-assessment is having on some of the most vulnerable people in our society. Links to the articles are below if people would like to read them.

The Guardian, 20th March 2012

Sickness Benefit: ‘They try their damnedest to avoid paying’

Mind (page viewed 20th March 2012)

Welfare Reform anxiety making people ill

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