Commission on Social Security responds to Mo Stewart
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The following is a response from the Experts by Experience Commission on Social Security to the post “Disability Studies Researcher Takes Aim At Social Security Commission Led by Experts by Experience” published in this blog on 30 October 2020
We have welcomed input from Mo to both our future Call for Solutions and our current consultation on proposals.
We agree that lessons from the failings of the current social security system are essential for development of a new system that is fit for purpose. Problems with outsourced assessments designed under the influence of the insurance industry are well-evidenced. This is reflected in the key principles underpinning our proposals stating that the social security system must be a public service with rights and entitlements and that it…
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