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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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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Government rejects nearly all recommendations from MPs’ access inquiry

  By John Pring Disability News Service 22nd March 2018 The government has accepted just three of 23 recommendations made

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Benefit assessment report welcomed, but concern over ‘preventable harm’ failings

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 Disabled campaigners have welcomed a report by MPs on disability benefit

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DWP promises no-one will lose out in huge review of 1.6 million PIP cases

  John Pring Disability News Service February 1st 2018 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has promised that no

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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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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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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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National summit set to build new alliances and ‘reinvigorate’ the movement

  By John Pring Disability News Service October 19th 2017 Organisers of a national “summit meeting” of disabled people’s organisations

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DPOs call on transport secretary to restore Access for All funding

By John Pring Disability News Service 12th October 2017 Disabled campaigners and their allies have called on the transport secretary

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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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