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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DPOs consider boycott of government engagement over ‘misrepresentation’ at UN

By John Pring Disability News Service September 7th 2017 Disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) are to consider boycotting any engagement with

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  By Steven Naysmith  http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15508062.UK_Government_cuts_driving_disabled_people_into_poverty__key_UN_committee_says/ Reblogged DISABLED people are dying as a result of austerity measures and discrimination, campaigners have

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UK faces UN examination: DPOs ‘delighted’ with exposure of government’s failings

  By John Pring Disability News Service August 24th 2017 Disabled people’s organisations who travelled to Geneva this week to

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UK faces UN examination: Government cuts caused ‘human catastrophe’

By John Pring   Disability News Service   August 24th 2017   An international committee of disabled human rights experts

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Years of austerity have left personal assistance in ‘very fragile state’

By John Pring Disability News Service 6th July 2017   The concept of personal assistance has been severely damaged by

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Anger, resignation… and optimism in wake of general election result

By John Pring Disability News Service  14th June 2017 Disabled activists have reacted with a mixture of anger, resignation and

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#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: Tory disability minister endorses forced institutionalisation of disabled people

  Election 2017: Tory disability minister endorses forced institutionalisation By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday 1st June 2017  

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DPOs join forces to brief UN on how UK has breached disability convention

  By John Pring Disability News Service March 16th 2017   Disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) have come together to tell

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Billions of pounds of PIP cuts ‘will put lives at risk’

  By John Pring   Disability News Service    2nd March  2017 The announcement of billions of pounds of cuts

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National DPOs forced to withdraw report sent to UN over benefit deaths evidence

By John Pring Disability News Service 9th February 2017 Three national disabled people’s organisations have withdrawn a report they submitted

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McDonnell pledges Labour will force government to debate UN ‘rights violations’ report

By John Pring  Disability News Service Novemeber 17th 2016 Labour’s shadow chancellor has promised that the government will be dragged

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DPOs criticise DWP for excluding them from green paper launch

by John Pring Disability News Service 3rd November 2016 Grassroots disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) have criticised the government’s decision to

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ROFA’s conference hears call to build a stronger alliance

A campaigning alliance has called for disabled people and their organisations to join its fight to use the UN disability

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Delayed UN examination of UK government ‘will take place next year’

Disabled people’s organisations and grassroots groups are set to call on disabled people across England to provide the evidence they

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