This is nearly a month old but worth recording, because of the DWP’s treatment of the grieving relative.

A MOTHER was called the day after her son’s funeral to ask why he hadn’t attended a meeting about his Jobseekers’ Allowance.

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has apologised to Jacqueline Brown, who says she was appalled to receive the phone call on Tuesday, despite filling out all the necessary forms to tell them what had happened.

Jacqueline’s son, 31-year-old James, was first taken to hospital with meningitis several weeks earlier.

“I think it’s disgraceful what they have done,” she said.

Source: Grieving mum shocked after DWP call demanding son’s whereabouts – one day after his funeral (From Swindon Advertiser)

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