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By John Pring Disability News Service 9th February 2017 Three national disabled people’s organisations have withdrawn a report they submitted

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MPs hear of activists’ anger and frustration over ministers’ response to UN report

        By John Pring Disability News Service 26th January 2017 Disabled activists have told MPs and peers

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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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