Allowing DWP barristers to sit as benefits appeal judges ‘is unquestionably wrong’

By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd February 2017 A system that allows barristers who are paid by DWP to

Continue readingAllowing DWP barristers to sit as benefits appeal judges ‘is unquestionably wrong’

Watchdog refuses to withdraw report to UN that omits benefit deaths evidence

By John Pring Disability News service 23rd February 2017 The equality and human rights watchdog has refused to withdraw its

Continue readingWatchdog refuses to withdraw report to UN that omits benefit deaths evidence

‘Inspired by ‘I, Daniel Blake’ disabled protesters make ‘Declaration of Humanity’ in Seoul

By Ahn Young-choon, Staff reporter     Disabled people in wheelchairs spraypaint their names as a declaration of their humanity,

Continue reading‘Inspired by ‘I, Daniel Blake’ disabled protesters make ‘Declaration of Humanity’ in Seoul

Sister launches judicial review claim in bid for sanctions death inquest

  By John Pring Disability News Service 16th February 2017 The sister of a disabled man who died after being

Continue readingSister launches judicial review claim in bid for sanctions death inquest

G4S, Maximus and ‘A4E’ all set to win contracts under Work and Health Programme

  By John Pring Disability News Service 16th February 2017 Some of the country’s most controversial and discredited outsourcing companies

Continue readingG4S, Maximus and ‘A4E’ all set to win contracts under Work and Health Programme

Questions over DWP’s further medical evidence pilot secrecy

By John Pring Disability News Service 16th February 2017 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is facing questions over

Continue readingQuestions over DWP’s further medical evidence pilot secrecy

Spartacus exposes work and health green paper ‘smokescreen’

By John Pring Disability News Service 16th Frebruary 2017 Campaigners have published a withering 237-page attack on the government’s work,

Continue readingSpartacus exposes work and health green paper ‘smokescreen’

Self-employment can provide choice and control for disabled people, MPs hear

  By John Pring Disability News Service 9th February 2017 Three disabled entrepreneurs have told MPs that the government should

Continue readingSelf-employment can provide choice and control for disabled people, MPs hear

National DPOs forced to withdraw report sent to UN over benefit deaths evidence

By John Pring Disability News Service 9th February 2017 Three national disabled people’s organisations have withdrawn a report they submitted

Continue readingNational DPOs forced to withdraw report sent to UN over benefit deaths evidence

PIP investigation: Regulator refuses to act over Capita assessment report ‘lies’

By John Pring Disability News Service 9th February 2017 A healthcare regulator has decided that a notorious benefits assessor will

Continue readingPIP investigation: Regulator refuses to act over Capita assessment report ‘lies’

Mother of ‘fit for work’ victim calls for ministers to face criminal charges

By John Pring Disability News Service 9th February 2017   The mother of a disabled man who starved to death

Continue readingMother of ‘fit for work’ victim calls for ministers to face criminal charges

Green Party calls on government to launch benefit deaths inquiry

By John  Pring Disability News Service 9th February 2017 The Green Party has written to work and pensions secretary Damian

Continue readingGreen Party calls on government to launch benefit deaths inquiry

UN report failure on benefit deaths by national DPOs ‘is extreme insult to activists’

  By John Pring Disability News Service 2nd February 2017   A crucial report submitted to the United Nations by

Continue readingUN report failure on benefit deaths by national DPOs ‘is extreme insult to activists’

%d bloggers like this: