Assessment regime causes disabled women ‘terrifying insecurity’, MPs are told

Image Courtesy of Winvisible   By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 A grassroots group has warned MPs

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Ofgem’s ‘very limited’ fuel price cap ‘will lead to deaths, ill-health and misery’

By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 The energy regulator’s “discriminatory” plans to impose only a “very limited”

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Watchdog’s report shows impact of years of ‘hostile’ cuts on disabled people

By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 Families which include both a disabled adult and a disabled child

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Benefit assessors ‘must be held accountable’ for report failings, MPs hear

By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 The healthcare professionals who carry out disability benefit assessments on behalf

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Chancellor ignores social care, weeks after UN’s independent living warning

  By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 Disabled campaigners have criticised the chancellor’s failure to provide any

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New minister for disabled people criticised by her local DPO over voting record

By John Pring Disability News Service 16th November 2017 The new minister for disabled people is facing criticism over her

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Disabled woman takes DWP minister to court over PIP mental health changes

By John Pring Disability News Service 16th November 2017 A disabled woman is taking work and pensions secretary David Gauke

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Research linking care cuts to 120,000 deaths ‘is fresh evidence austerity kills’

By John Pring Disability News Service 16th November 2017 “Indisputable” new research has linked government cuts in adult social care

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Disabled people ‘will go into government alongside Labour’, says McDonnell

  By John Pring Disability News Service 9th November 2017 Disabled people and their organisations will “determine” and “implement” the

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A Senior Judge Has Suggested Charging The Government For Every “No-Brainer” Benefits Case It Loses In Court

By Emily Dugan https://www.buzzfeed.com/emilydugan/most-dwp-benefits-cases-which-reach-court-are-based-on-bad?utm_term=.vdNwjXxjE6&ref=mobile_share#.rlzN1aX1Ar Britain’s most senior tribunal judge says most of the benefits cases that reach court are based

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