People with chronic illnesses will no longer have to be re-tested to receive benefits
Sickness benefits claimants will no longer have to go through reassessments to keep their payments if they suffer from chronic illnesses, the Work and Pensions Secretary is to announce.
Employment Support Allowance (ESA) will continue automatically for those who have lifelong, severe health conditions with no prospect of improvement, Damian Green said.
100 days since Brexit – here’s how it changed Britain The testing process, which includes reassessing conditions every six months, has come under intense criticism for failing some of the most seriously ill and disabled.
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