Campaign’s legal threat forces government pledge on election access fund decision

By John Pring Disability News Service 3rd May 2018 The government is finally set to publish a long-awaited review of

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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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Minister hid judges’ criticism of McVey from MPs, hours after shock appointment

Image Courtesy of  The Mirror   By John Pring Disability New Service 11th January 2018 The minister for disabled people

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Research linking care cuts to 120,000 deaths ‘is fresh evidence austerity kills’

By John Pring Disability News Service 16th November 2017 “Indisputable” new research has linked government cuts in adult social care

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Labour conference: Vote means party must rethink approach to social security cuts

By John Pring Disability News Service September 2017 A shadow cabinet member has supported calls by party members for Labour

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Labour conference: New disabled MP pledges to fight government’s assault on rights

By John Pring Disability News Service September 28th 2017 A newly-elected MP has accused the government of putting its “head

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Labour conference: Shock and outrage over Field’s minimum wage comments

By John Pring Disability News Service September 28th 2017 Disabled party activists have expressed shock and outrage after the Labour

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Labour conference: Benefit assessment nurses must be held to account, says Abrahams

By John Pring Disability News Service September 28th 2017 Labour’s shadow work and pensions secretary has called for nurses and

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Labour conference: Call for union action over DWP staff who ‘take pleasure in sanctions’

By John Pring Disability News Service September 28th 2017 A leading disabled activist has asked the head of one of

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Labour conference: Members accuse party of years of ‘blatant discrimination’

By John Pring Disability News Service September 28th 2017 Labour is facing concerted pressure to put an end to years

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McDonnell calls for disabled-led solution to care crisis, as DPAC occupies parliament

By John Pring Disability News Service July 2017 Labour’s shadow chancellor has called for disabled people themselves to be given

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Jared O’Mara calls for action on bullying and harassment by MPs

Image Courtesy of The Star   By John Pring Disability News Service July 2017 A newly-elected disabled MP is calling

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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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