Disabled people ‘have too little awareness of rights’ in lead-up to Brexit

By John Pring Disability News Service June 29th 2017   A new report has called for greater awareness of the

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Ministers’ silence over why WCA legislation is missing from Queen’s speech

By John Pring Disability News Service June 29th 2017 Work and pensions ministers have refused to explain why plans for

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Court awards disabled woman ‘aggravated’ damages for ombudsman discrimination

  By John Pring Disability News Service June 29th 2017 A county court has delivered a devastating judgment against the

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UN confirms that UK government’s treaty violations were both grave AND systematic

B y John Pring Disability News Service June 29th 2017 The United Nations (UN) committee that found the UK government

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Shock after inquest ignores ‘fitness for work’ and jobcentre concerns

By John Pring Disability News Service 22nd June 2017 A coroner has declined to explain why he failed to take

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Anger, resignation… and optimism in wake of general election result

By John Pring Disability News Service  14th June 2017 Disabled activists have reacted with a mixture of anger, resignation and

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UK General Election: Why disabled people oppose the Tories ~ And need your help

Video: A woman with learning difficulties has accosted Theresa May while the prime minister was on a walkabout in an

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#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: #SNP calls on next government to follow Scotland’s lead on benefits

The SNP has called on the next UK government to follow Scotland’s lead in protecting disabled people from social security

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#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: Labour ‘will take a human rights-based approach’ to protecting disabled people

Election 2017: Labour ‘will take a rights-based approach’ to protecting disabled people  Labour has promised that it will take a

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#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: Tory disability minister endorses forced institutionalisation of disabled people

  Election 2017: Tory disability minister endorses forced institutionalisation By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday 1st June 2017  

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#CripTheVoteUK: As UK doctors’ leaders abdicate duty to defend patients’ human rights disabled people face perilous post-election future

BMA ‘will be complicit in future deaths’, after silence on ‘fit note’ rules By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday

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#CripTheVoteUK Heartbroken Mum: ‘DWP has blood on their hands over my Jodey’ – H.M. Coroner holds DWP actions responsible for daughter’s death

#CripTheVoteUK 26/5/17: Assistant Coroner Jo Wharton ruled disabled Jodey took her own life as a direct result of heartless DWP

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