‘My picture is proof that healthcare professionals lie in benefit assessments’

By John Pring Disability News Service August 17th 2017 A furious disability benefit claimant has produced what she says is

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Ministers ‘failed to consider impact of rules that would cut university access’

By John Pring Disability News Service August 10th 2017 Ministers have effectively admitted introducing a policy that will prevent many

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PIP investigation: 200 cases of dishonesty… and still DWP, Atos and Capita refuse to act

By John Pring Disability News Service 3rd August 2017 The government and its private sector contractors are refusing to investigate

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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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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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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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Rebranding of ‘toxic’ Atos will fail, activists promise

  By John Pring Disability News Service 14th June 2017   The “toxic” government contractor Atos has been accused of

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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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