In July 2019 the Supreme Court found that the DWP had not been awarding the correct points to some claimants with mental health conditions.
It’s thought that disability benefit claimants who require help to manage their mental health condition or those who need support in social situations are the people mainly affected.
In a response to a question from David Linden, SNP MP for Glasgow East, the Government said it is currently looking into underpayments dating back to 2016.
It could mean that people who had their claim turned down, or those who received less than they should have, could be owed £14,963.
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