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Welfare rights expert and campaigner Nick Dilworth tells newspaper about the “toxic” Work Capability Assessment, and links to deaths.

What: Welfare rights expert Nick Dilworth is profiled by Guardian’s Mary O’Hara.  O’Hara writes: “According to Dilworth, 54, the collective stress and individual tragedies that have piled up since the government began rolling out welfare reforms in 2011, coupled with cuts to grassroots advice services that have eroded the assistance available, amount to a national scandal.” Dilworth highlights the “toxic” WCA.

Why significant: Another high-profile article drawing attention to the tragic impact of the government’s welfare reforms and how that is being challenged by grassroots campaigners.


'The welfare rights adviser on a mission to shame Iain Duncan Smith', O'Hara, 2014