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HOLYROOD politicians were last night accused of “grandstanding” by refusing to rubber-stamp the UK Government’s welfare reforms. Nationalists and Labour MSPs united to reject benefit changes linked to Iain Duncan Smith’s shake-up. Among the more controversial measures is the capping … Continue reading →

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 but … Continue reading →