Hundreds of thousands of disabled people in ‘destitution’, research suggests

Hundreds of thousands of disabled people are living in destitution, the first piece of research to look at extreme poverty

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Tory peer faces calls to quit as EHRC commissioner over support for WRAG cuts

Disabled campaigners are calling for the resignation of the equality watchdog’s disability commissioner, the disabled Tory peer Lord [Chris] Holmes,

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Secret DWP proposal to scrap ESA ‘substantial risk’ rules ‘would breach right to life’

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has proposed scrapping two benefit regulations that offer vital protection to disabled people

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Revealed: DWP’s secret, ‘financially devastating’ proposals for benefits appeals

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has drawn up secret plans for sweeping reforms that would make it far

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Mo Stewart: ‘The influence of the private insurance industry on the UK welfare reforms.’

Report by Mo Stewart: The takeover by the U.S. private medical insurance industry of the UK welfare state … Continue readingMo Stewart: ‘The influence of the private insurance industry on the UK welfare reforms.’

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