Disability – Deafblind discriminated against in new assessment

Equal & Diverse

Major faults outlined in Sense report. A major review of the new assessment arrangements for individuals seeking benefits has been undertaken by Sense, the charity which promotes the interest of individuals who are dual sensory impaired. They have concluded that the new disability living allowance (DLA) arrangements … Continue reading →

Now it’s Real. First Cancer Patients, Now Government slash benefits for Disabled Children

Diary of a Benefits Scounger

Last night, the House of Lords failed to support an amendment put down by Tanni Grey-Thompson, the most successful paralympian of all time, to protect the benefits of disabled children once Universal Credit is introduced. You can read more here http://www.family-action.org.uk/section.aspx?id=14225 but … Continue reading →

A Town Called Malice

Benefit-fraud-poster

‘New blitz on benefit cheats’ trumpets the Daily Express  http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/287882/New-blitz-on-benefit-cheats. ‘The Government is joining forces with Crimestoppers to make it easier for people to turn in shameless swindlers. Ministers want the public to call an anonymous phone line to report … Continue reading →