Channel Four Programme Tonight at 20.00: Britain on the Sick ~ ”As long as you’ve got one finger and you can press a button you don’t score anything for manual dexterity”

MONDAY 30 JULY 2012 BY REPORTER JACKIE LONG This article relates to Britain on the Sick. Living it up on benefits

Continue readingChannel Four Programme Tonight at 20.00: Britain on the Sick ~ ”As long as you’ve got one finger and you can press a button you don’t score anything for manual dexterity”

Grayling : I’ll redesign ‘Work Programme’ so that ‘those deemed originally too ill’ to join it will be made to do so

By Louisa Peacock 29th July 2012 The move comes after the Government’s initial drive to make those on long-term sickness benefits get

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Labour’s Baroness Prosser accused of presiding over ‘death knell’ for equalities & human rights by accepting scorched earth cuts to EHRC

One of Labour’s most prominent peers, Margaret Prosser, is at the centre of a political storm after being warned that

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Q: When is a target not a target? A: When its a statistical norm #C4Dispatches #OnTheSick ~ Benefit Scrounging Scum

On the DWP’s commodification and quantification of sick and/or disabled people for purposes of laying down performance-driven statistical benchmarks for

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Dr Steven Bick alleges DWP gives AtoS ‘Disability Assessors’ a target for 7 out of 8 patients to be reclassified as ‘eligible for work’

Dr Steven Bick said experts testing Incapacity Benefit claimants were told they should rate only about one in eight as

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PERMISSION GRANTED! ‏Mental Health Resistance Network Application for Judicial review of the DWP/AtoS Work Capability Assessment

Black Triangle is delighted to be able to announce that the Mental Health Resistance Network’s application for judicial review has

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