Response to ‘Shaping Future Support’ by Mo Stewart

  “The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are immune to the amount of human suffering created since the adoption

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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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Police watchdog criticised over investigation into murder of disabled refugee

Picture Courtesy of Guardian By John Pring Disability News Service  6th July 2017   A watchdog has been criticised for

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New disabled MP accuses government of ‘eugenics’

Picture Courtesy of Guardian   By John Pring Disability News Service 6th July 2017 A newly-elected disabled MP has accused

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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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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: 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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#GE2017 “I cannot believe that so many people across the UK are planning to vote for such a hard, uncaring Tory Government” ~ Dr Philippa Whitford MP (SNP) Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon

“I cannot believe that so many people across the UK are planning to vote for such a hard, uncaring Tory Government – and that so many others will simply stand back and not vote at all” ~ Surgeon Dr Philippa Whitford MP (SNP) … Continue reading#GE2017 “I cannot believe that so many people across the UK are planning to vote for such a hard, uncaring Tory Government” ~ Dr Philippa Whitford MP (SNP) Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon

Disabled people ‘forced into dangerous workfare that breaches health and safety laws’

  By John Pring Disability News Service 18th May 2017 Disabled people are being subjected to dangerous violations of health

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Disabled people ‘denied access to justice by failure of judges on reasonable adjustments’

By John  Pring Disability News Service May 11th 2017 Disabled people are being denied access to justice because of judges’

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#BMJ #BritishMedicalJournal ‘#FirstDoNoHarm’: are #WCA #disabilityassessments associated with adverse trends in #MentalHealth? ~ assessments have had serious adverse consequences for mental health in England, which could outweigh any benefits that arise from moving people off disability benefits – A longitudinal ecological study – B Barr1, D Taylor-Robinson1, D Stuckler2, R Loopstra2, A Reeves2, M Whitehead1 Author affiliations

Abstract Background In England between 2010 and 2013, just over one million recipients of the main out-of-work disability benefit had

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‘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,

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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

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Chancellor’s social care and WRAG omissions ‘show contempt for disabled people’

  By John Pring  Disability News service November 25th 2016   The chancellor has shocked disabled activists by ignoring the

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Joint – letter from the United Kingdom Disabled People’s Movement and Allied Civil Society Organisations to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

Published By Black Triangle November 19th 2016 Secretary General   As U.K. disabled campaigners and civil society organisations we write

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