Authors: Catherine Hale, Caroline Richardson and Stef Benstead, with contributions from Jane Young and Sam Barnett-Cormack
In this response to the UK Government's Summer Budget 2015 members of the Spartacus Network demonstrate that Government policies are in fact unfair, unreasonable and in conflict with International Human Rights.
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Spartacus Response to cuts in ESA © Spartacus Network 2015.
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Members of Spartacus Network bust the dangerous myths and misinformation that has grown up around ESA.
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.
Steve Griffiths explains how the introduction of more means testing in the ESA further damages the lives and families of disabled people.
Simon Duffy argues that the current ESA system is deeply flawed and suggests an alternative based on a better understanding of unemployment.