U.K. High Court rules the delay in disability payments by the Work and Pensions Secretary “unlawful and unacceptable.”
- Two unnamed claimants filed suit claiming delays in personal independence payments (PIPS) breached common law and human rights.
- The Court ruled against the human rights claim.
- Recent figures suggest 78,700 claims await processing to determine eligibility for PIPS.
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