Government heading for “another billion pound scandal” on benefits

From Mo Stewart

New figures published today by the Work and Pensions Committee show the “wholly unacceptable” costs of “serially botched” administration of ESA payments to disabled people. DWP has begun the process of fixing years of underpayments to vulnerable claimants but it has become clear the errors persisted well after the Department claimed to have corrected the underlying problem.

https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/work-and-pensions-committee/news-parliament-2017/esa-underpayment-peter-schofield-response-17-19/