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Means Testing in ESA

Author: Steve Griffiths

Steve Griffiths explores how the time-limiting of contributory ESA to one year has effectively robbed disabled people of income and deepened poverty traps for them and their families. 


The publisher is Steve Griffiths.

Critique of ESA and National Insurance © Steve Griffiths 2013.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher except for the quotation of brief passages in reviews.

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Deprived of Incapacity Benefit

Deprived of Incapacity Benefit

Steve Griffiths explains how the old system of incapacity benefit was already depriving people of their entitlements before the introduction of the even worse ESA.

How To Reform The ESA System

How To Reform The ESA System

Simon Duffy argues that the current ESA system is deeply flawed and suggests an alternative based on a better understanding of unemployment.

Thoughts on ESA

Thoughts on ESA

Some early thoughts on reforming the failed Employment Support Allowance and Work Capability Assessment system.

A Fair Society?

A Fair Society?

Produced for the Campaign for a Fair Society, this report shows how government cuts in the UK target disabled people.

Fulfilling Potential?

Fulfilling Potential?

In this significant report Catherine Hale explores the experience of a key group of disabled people who have been slotted into the 'Work Related Activity Group'.