National summit set to build new alliances and ‘reinvigorate’ the movement

  By John Pring Disability News Service October 19th 2017 Organisers of a national “summit meeting” of disabled people’s organisations

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Sir Bert Massie: Tributes to ‘a life committed to disabled people’s liberation’

By John Pring Disability News Service October 19th 2017 Tributes have been paid to Sir Bert Massie, the chair of

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I work for the DWP as a universal credit case manager – and what I’ve seen is shocking

Reblogged From Independant Newspaper  http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/universal-credit-dwp-worker-case-manager-benefits-system-government-food-banks-a7998196.html I see so much suffering on a daily basis. Case managers like me are well-trained to

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DPOs call on transport secretary to restore Access for All funding

By John Pring Disability News Service 12th October 2017 Disabled campaigners and their allies have called on the transport secretary

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DPAC shortlisted for human rights award after parliament direct action

By John Pring Disability News Service 12th October 2017 Disabled activists who carried out a direct action protest in the

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Concerns over criteria for ‘fitness for work’ reassessment exemptions

By John  Pring Disability News Service 12th October 2017 Disabled campaigners have criticised new Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

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SNP hears ‘justice for the dead’ demand as it backs call to implement UN report

By John Pring Disability News Service 12th October 2017 The SNP’s annual conference has unanimously called on the UK government

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Mordaunt misleads MPs… again

  By John Pring Disability News Service 12th October 2017 The minister for disabled people has again misled MPs, after

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Tory conference: Silence on eligibility means WCA announcement is ‘meaningless’

By John Pring Disability News Service  Oct5th 2017 Changes that mean some sick and disabled benefit claimants will no longer

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