New bid to scrap ‘cruel’ benefits rules which punish terminally ill – Express

New bid to scrap ‘cruel’ benefits rules which punish terminally ill (Image: Getty)

 
Campaigners have condemned rules which mean that people who may be “completely paralysed, ventilated and unable to speak” are forced to reapply for Government help to prevent their payments being stopped if they live longer than expected.

Newport East MP Jessica Morden will introduce her own Bill in the hopes it will “spur the government into action”.

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