Disabled man starved to death after DWP stopped his benefits
By on January 28, 2020
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Disabled man starved to death after DWP stopped his benefits
MPs call for inquiry into case of Errol Graham, 57, who weighed 28.5kg when he was found dead
MPs and campaigners have called for an independent inquiry after it emerged a disabled man with a long history of mental illness starved to death just months after welfare officials stopped his out-of-work and housing benefits. Errol Graham, a 57-year-old grandfather, and in his younger days a keen amateur footballer, weighed just four and a half stone (28.5kg) when his emaciated body was discovered by bailiffs who had broken down his front door to evict him for non-payment of rent. They only found him because they were about to kick him out! It's ironic that in order to get disability benefits in both the US and the UK, you need to be sick enough that you can't work but still well enough to fight the system for your benefits. Sometimes the people who are the most unwell can't get benefits because they're too ill and exhausted to navigate the system. Graham missed one appointment for a DWP(Department for Works and Pensions) fit-for-work test because of his mental illness and his benefits were cut off in October 2017, just weeks after he had failed to attend the appointment. Conservatives should be ashamed of themselves for cutting benefits from the most vulnerable so they could give tax cuts to the wealthy and well-connected in society ---if they have a conscience at all, can feel shame, or are even capable of embarrassment. Of course, they'll invent a fictional poor liberal that caused his death or blame it on all liberals altogether.


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