In a report by BBC UK but unlikely to headline on Reporting Scotland or, if it does, presented in a way to implicate the Scottish Government, there is a harrowing tale of the DWP’s callous disregard of the terminally ill, based in part on Christine McCluskey of Dundee.
Imagine if Christine’s benefits had been devolved to the SG? Imagine the faux compassion and rage from Sarwar and the others.
After more than a decade the DWP’s brutality is the inevitable outcome of Tory Britain.
In Scotland, as of Summer 2022, disability assistance for the terminally ill will be fully devolved and will use a different, less restrictive, definition and a more compassionate and more respectful procedure with a view to ending the above brutality. You can read an account here: