Too ill to work means too ill to live: Work capability assessors have been asking people with serious illnesses and disabilities why they have not committed suicide.

Too ill to work means too ill to live: Work capability assessors have been asking people with serious illnesses and disabilities why they have not committed suicide.

The Same Difference blog brings us the latest chapter in the DWP’s saga of depravity:

A shocking post from The People Vs The Government, DWP And ATOS:

A lady came in to see me today. She was beside herself as the DWP had treated her very badly over numerous different aspects of her claim. She had been misled and lied to, but this is the thing that’s making me want to roll some heads.

Her phone call to DWP last year:

Lady: I am calling to inform you of changes to my health; I now have cancer.
DWP: Well?
Lady: I was told to inform you of any changes to my health.
DWP: Well, are you going to die?
Lady: I’m not sure. I’ve only just been diagnosed.
DWP: Well, I can put you through on the special rules for terminal claimants, but if you don’t die within six months we will prosecute you.

She was so taken aback, she didn’t get any names.

For anyone who has seen Vox Political‘s posts on chequebook euthanasia, this should come as no surprise. We learned late last year that people who confessed, during work capability assessments, that they had entertained thoughts of suicide were being asked why they had not killed themselves.

This sickening attitude will not cease while the Conservative Party is in charge of the Department for Work and Pensions.

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