Social care ‘citizens’ assembly’ set up by MPs omits DPOs from panel of experts

By John Pring Disability News Service 26th April 2018 A consultation event set up by MPs to produce recommendations from

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DWP’s ‘disrepute’ contract clause ‘is proof charities cannot be trusted’

By John Pring Disability News Service 26th April 2018 The decision of some disability charities to sign contracts that prevent

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Letter calls on GP body to denounce DWP’s ‘fit for work coercion’

By John Pring  Disability News Service 26th April 2018 The national membership body for GPs is facing calls for it

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DPAC’s universal credit ‘crime scene’ protest is fresh call for action to disabled people

  By John Pring Disability News Service 19th April 2018 Disabled activists are hoping their latest protest in the heart

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Evidence sought in case concerning DWP’s policies for communicating with people with disabilities

  Evidence sought in case concerning DWP’s policies for communicating with people with disabilities The Public Law Project (PLP) is

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Access to Work cap announcement ‘does not go far enough’

By John Pring Disability News Service 22nd March 2018 The government’s decision to loosen its restrictions on Access to Work

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Anger over DWP refusal to repay claimants £150 million from botched reassessments

By John Pring Disability News Service 22nd March 2018 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is refusing to pay

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Motability row sparks anger and demand to use huge reserves to support customers

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 Disabled campaigners have reacted to the political row over the Motability

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The PIP Files: Nearly one in three Capita assessments were flawed, reports reveal

  By John Pring Disability News Service February 8th 2018 Nearly one in three of the disability benefit assessment reports

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The PIP Files: Data shows multiple complaints made against scores of Atos assessors

  By John Pring Disability News Service February 8th 2018 Scores of healthcare professionals may have been able to continue

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The PIP Files: DWP documents show ‘absolutely shocking’ failure on further evidence

By John Pring Disability News Service February 8th 2018 Outsourcing companies have been failing to request vital evidence from GPs

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Activists explain why they ‘clashed’ with minister after PIP debate

By John Pring Disability News Service February 1st 2018 Two disabled activists have explained why they “clashed” with the minister

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DWP refuses to name charities set to earn millions from new disability jobs scheme

  By John Pring Disability News Service 25th January 2018 The Department for Work and Pensions has refused to name

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Backlash over ‘terrible insult’ of McVey’s DWP appointment

    By John Pring Disability News Service 11th January 2018 Campaigners have reacted furiously to the decision to appoint

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OBE for Access to Work boss is ‘further slap in the face’ for disabled people

  By John Pring Disability News Service 4th Jan 2018 Disabled campaigners have criticised the decision to award an OBE

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Fury over MPs’ refusal to quiz minister on ‘staggering’ WCA suicide figures

By John Pring Disability News Service December 21st 2017   “Furious” disabled campaigners have attacked MPs on a Commons committee

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