To download this photo, the file name must have less than 255 characters. “I could only make it to the kitchen to make food once a day. I had no muscles in the back of my leg, which meant I couldn’t stand up at all, and had to lean or sit down all the time, but they were telling me I was fit for work.”. “He was a good soul of the earth. The opinions were submitted as evidence to bolster Smith’s case, but in January last year his appeal was rejected by the DWP.

Stephen and Jean had two biological sons and later adopted two daughters: A longtime smoker, Smith died from lung cancer at his home in Manhattan on August 19, 1990, at age 62. On Wednesday, August 19th, 2020, Stephen David Smith, loving husband and father of two, passed way at the age of 53 at Windsor Regional Hospital - Ouellette Campus. A friend of Smith confirmed to the Guardian that he had died last Monday and that his family had asked for privacy.

He attended Georgetown University, graduating in 1948 with a bachelor's degree in history. Smith and Jean Ann Kennedy were married May 19, 1956, at which point he became the brother-in-law of future President John F. Kennedy. Kennedy lost to Carter and chose to not run again. Smith joined his family's business, Cleary Brothers Inc., which operated tugs and barges on New York's upstate canals and in New York Harbor. A man with multiple debilitating illnesses who was denied benefits and deemed fit to work, sparking a national outcry over the government’s welfare system, has died. It informed him that he had not scored the requisite number of points to be deemed as having limited capability for work.

You entered your name, but no text. The man’s plight, first reported by the Liverpool Echo, prompted widespread outrage and an apology from the DWP. Within hours, nearly 300 people had taken to the local newspaper’s social media pages to express their disgust. Born April 23, 1940 in Upper Darby, PA, he was a son of the late Stephen and Rose (nee Carlin) Smith. Shocking pictures showed him emaciated in hospital with pneumonia as his weight dropped to six stone, leaving him barely able to walk. Stephen was born on November 13th, 1966 in Sarnia to David and Barbara (Thomson) Smith. To plant a tree in memory of Stephen SMITH, please visit. We are made to known about his death on August 26, 2020.
A DWP spokesperson said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Stephen Smith.“We are committed to ensuring that people with health conditions get the support they’re entitled to.”, Available for everyone, funded by readers, Labour condemns move to restore claimant conditionality rules as ‘incomprehensible’, Christina Pomfrey sentenced to three years and eight months in prison for fraud, Eight-year-old boy took case to high court, arguing NRPF policy increased public health risks, ‘No recourse to public funds’ policy puts migrants at increased risk in pandemic, boy argues.

If you are having trouble, click Save Image As and rename the file to meet the character requirement and try again. Smith played an active role in JFK's 1960 presidential campaign, and was working as Kennedy's campaign manager for re-election in 1964 at the time when President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963.