More on assessment

Adam Jacques ‘PIP: The disability benefit that almost killed my wife’

He writes that “there’s something rotten at the heart of a welfare assessment system. From what we experienced, the wrong people are doing the wrong assessments with the wrong tools, using incorrect assumptions.”

His article includes links to stories on Atos, etc., and can be read alongside stories on assessment, discipline and governance in relation to national borders: including the suggestion that authorities should “use dental checks or hand x-rays to check bone density” to confirm your entitlement to shelter or safety – here are the links.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/10/pip-disability-benefit-almost-killed-my-wife-personal-independence-payment

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/19/child-refugees-dental-tests-verify-age-david-davies

Meanwhile…

“The government is preparing to announce a registration process for the estimated 3 million EU citizens living in the UK, as a first step towards regularising their legal status post-Brexit” or possibly would have if it wasn’t illegal…

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/20/eu-citizens-in-britain-to-be-asked-to-register-for-post-brexit-status

Do not comply.

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/apr/17/nut-to-tell-parents-not-to-give-details-of-childrens-nationality-and-birthplace

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