Iain Duncan Smith Sanctions Part 2 (June 5th)

5th June 2015 “The work and pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, has suffered legal embarrassment after a judge ruled that delays in the payment of disability benefits, which left two vulnerable claimants isolated, depressed and unable to afford food, were unacceptable and unlawful. “Iain Duncan Smith’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) took an “unlawful and unacceptably long time” to pay new welfare benefits to two unnamed disabled people, a high court judge has ruled.

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