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The PIP Claim Process – A Study by GMLC Volunteers

Paul Cosier, Katrina Beitina and Marcia Hutchinson are volunteers at the Greater Manchester Law Centre (GMLC). This article collates widely-felt concerns as reported elsewhere about the Personal Independence Payment claim process, including some of the concerning case-studies regarding people with disabilities or chronic ailments and the difficulties they face in maintaining a claim. GMLC challenges…

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The Welfare Benefits Appeal Process – A Client’s Experience

Last week again saw me appearing before the Social Security and Child Support First Tier Tribunal representing a client who had been found fit for work by the Department for Work and Pensions, and was appealing their decision. The case, for me, was a perfect example of the frequent illogical and ill-founded decisions of the…

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Latest Updates from the Greater Manchester Law Centre

Thursday 9th November: join us at our Open Mic Night | Save the date: our Christmas Quiz “Law & Disorder” 7th December | Congratulations: cash boost for the ‘Law Centre for Suffolk’ campaign | Two victories in one morning | Mustard Tree: Housing and homelessness on our agenda | TOMORROW: Black Lawyers Matter Access Day   Thursday 9th November: join us at our…