Did the Independent Case Examiner (ICE) examine other cases besides the Jodey Whiting case (such as cases linked by coroners to the DWP)?
Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
I am writing regarding the government response in full to:
Justice for Jodey Whiting. Independent inquiry into deaths linked to the DWP - Petitions https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions....
The response states: "We currently have no plans to hold an independent inquiry into deaths relating to actions taken by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The ICE did not find any evidence of misconduct by Civil Servants or Ministers."
My questions: Did the Independent Case Examiner (ICE) examine other cases besides the Jodey Whiting case (such as cases linked by coroners to the DWP) ? On what basis did the ICE not find any evidence of misconduct by civil servants and ministers if other cases were examined? If no other cases were examined, on what basis are you refusing to hold an independent inquiry into deaths relating to actions taken by the DWP?
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Coroner’s ‘ground-breaking’ verdict: Suicide was ‘triggered’ by ‘fit for work’ test http://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/cor...
DWP blamed by second coroner for incapacity benefit claimant suicide | Vox Political https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2015/10/2...
Coroner raises possible link between benefits and suicides - BBC News https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-stok...
Now we know of THREE people who died because of DWP ‘fit for work’ decisions | Vox Political https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2015/11/1...
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