incapacity benefit


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incapacity benefit

n
(Social Welfare) (in Britain) a regular government payment made to people who are unable to work for an extended period through disability
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Q MY UNCLE has been claiming incapacity benefit for many years because he had a horrible accident at work and now has severe physical and psychological problems.
The smiling faces on the LearnDirect ads don't fool me and are, if anything, an insult to the eight million or so people on incapacity benefit.
MORE than half a million under-35s are claiming incapacity benefit because they are too ill to work, according to government figures.
Incapacity benefit, severe disablement allowance and illness-related income support are being phased out and replaced with Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).
Under the previous government Incapacity Benefit, Severe Disablement Allowance and illness related Income Support began to be phased out and replaced with Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).
Under the coalition, Incapacity Benefit, Severe Disablement Allowance and illness related Income Support has been phased out and replaced with Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).
A FORMER vet who claims the stress of losing his incapacity benefit has put him in a wheelchair will give evidence at Holyrood this week.
GRIM Reaper Chris "The Jackal" Grayling has a nerve to recycle incapacity benefit figures to smear the long-term sick and disabled as scroungers.
A BARMAID who claimed more than pounds 20,000 incapacity benefit over a five-year period has avoided immediate jail.
The 21-year-old's addiction has helped him rake in 60-pound-a-week incapacity benefit on the grounds of depression that deters him from working.
Summary: More than 80,000 people are claiming incapacity benefit for obesity and addiction to alcohol and drugs.