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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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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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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Chancellor ignores social care, weeks after UN’s independent living warning

  By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 Disabled campaigners have criticised the chancellor’s failure to provide any

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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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DPAC shortlisted for human rights award after parliament direct action

By John Pring Disability News Service 12th October 2017 Disabled activists who carried out a direct action protest in the

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Government’s UN response ‘exposes failings on disability convention’

By John Pring Disability News Service July 13th 2017 The government has ignored key evidence that demonstrates widespread breaches of

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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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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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Nobody is Unfit for Work

  What you will read may be very distressing for you, but we are looking at the worst-case scenario and

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DPAC issues tactical voting plea to save country from five more years of Tory rule

  By John Pring Disability News Service 4th May 2017   Anti-cuts activists have called for disabled people to vote

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