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Spartacus ESA Mythbuster

Authors: Catherine Hale, Caroline Richardson and Stef Benstead, with contributions from Jane Young and Sam Barnett-Cormack

In this helpful paper members of the Spartacus Network reveal the truth about some of the damaging myths that have been fostered about Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).


The publisher is The Spartacus Network.

Spartacus ESA Mythbuster © Spartacus Network 2015.

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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Spartacus Response to Cuts in ESA

Spartacus Response to Cuts in ESA

The Spartacus Network show how Government policies are unfair, unreasonable and in conflict with International Human Rights.

Briefing on ESA Regulations

Briefing on ESA Regulations

This briefing was written to alert people to the impact on disabled benefits claimants of the Employment and Support Allowance (Amendment) Regulations 2012 reference no 3096.

Means Testing in ESA

Means Testing in ESA

Steve Griffiths explains how the introduction of more means testing in the ESA further damages the lives and families of disabled people.

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.