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Government's universal credit roll-out is unlawfully discriminating against disabled people, High Court rules

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Government's universal credit roll-out is unlawfully discriminating against disabled people, High Court rules
The government is unlawfully discriminating against disabled people by taking “essential benefits” from disabled claimants in its roll-out of universal credit, the High Court has ruled. In a landmark judgment, the court ruled that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) unlawfully discriminated against two severely disabled men who both saw their benefits dramatically reduced when they claimed universal credit.
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