Before my sister died, I promised her I’d hold Britain’s benefits system to account | Imogen Day

When mistakes by the DWP and Capita led to my sister’s death, my family brought a legal claim to prevent similar tragedies

In the grounds of a mental health hospital my sister, Philippa Day, looked at me with tear-filled eyes and told me that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)’s actions would kill her, and that when they did she wanted me to advocate for her so that it would never happen again. I looked at her gravely and made a solemn promise that if anyone took her from me I would do exactly that.

Philippa had emotionally unstable personality disorder, [...]

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