Labour conference: Abrahams says party will scrap WCA… but not sanctions

    By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday September 29th 2016 A Labour government would replace the “discredited” fitness

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DWP issued guidance that made suicides more likely, then ‘lied’ to cover its tracks

By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday September 29th 2016 or removing regulations 29 and 35, and said that such

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‘Fit for work’ suicide man’s sister tried to take her own life after DWP ordeal

  By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday September 21st 2016   The sister of a man driven to suicide

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Two Apparent Irregularities Involving UNUM, ATOS, And DWP

  September 17th  By George Berger for  DPAC http://dpac.uk.net/2016/09/two-apparent-irregularities-involving-unum-atos-and-dwp/ Debbie Jolly, Jonathan Rutherford, and Mo Stewart have discussed the influence

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Disabled researcher’s book exposes ‘corporate demolition of welfare state’

15th September 2016 John Pring http://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/ A string of activists, academics, politicians and journalists have welcomed the publication of a new

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McDonnell promises DPAC ‘a seat at the heart of government’

15 September 2016 John Pring  http://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/ Disabled activists have been promised a seat “at the heart of government” if Jeremy

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ESA figures show ‘very disturbing’ drop in number placed in support group

  15th September 2016 John Pring http://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/   “Very disturbing” new government figures show a steep fall in the proportion of

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Green’s new co-leader credits Independent Living Fund campaign

September 8th 2016 John Pring Disability News Service The new co-leader of the Green party has told Disability News Service

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Disability hate crime has fallen since 2007-2010, surprise new figures suggest

September 8th 2016 John Pring Disability News Service Levels of disability hate crime in England and Wales have fallen in

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ILF closure cuts report produces instant results from Labour and Greens

  September 8th 2016 John Pring Disability News Service Senior figures in the Labour and Green parties have pledged to

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Benefit claimants die as DWP staff keep failing to follow suicide guidelines

  September 8th 2016 John Pring Disability News Service The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has refused to consider

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Crisis and resistance in mental health services in England

September 5th 2016 Published in the Critical and Radical Social Work international journal, this 2015 academic paper is just in

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