ESA underpayment: 180,000 sick and disabled people to be paid over £1billion following government error - find out if you are due payments

0 Have your say The Government is facing a benefits bill of more than £1.5 billion after underpaying tens of thousands of disabled claimants, newly released documents show. An estimated 180,000 people are due arrears payments totalling £970 million after under-receiving Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) papers have shown.
And the cost of paying them extra after their claims have been corrected is estimated to add another £700 million over the next seven years, taking the total additional bill to £1.67 billion, an internal analysis released on... read more

 
17 October 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 52
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