Concern over Mordaunt’s ‘troubling’ appointment as disability minister

Disabled activists say they are “deeply concerned” by the “troubling” decision to appoint an outspoken supporter of legalising assisted suicide

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First figures on ESA mandatory reconsideration ‘show it is just a delaying tactic’

Official figures suggest that a new appeal stage introduced for unsuccessful claimants has been little more than a delaying tactic

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Ministers ‘breach FoI laws’ by delaying release of fresh benefit deaths reviews

Ministers are delaying the release of nine secret reviews into the deaths of benefit claimants, even though civil servants apparently

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Ministers refuse to say if they implemented 10 measures to save lives

Ministers have refused to say if they implemented 10 measures – recommended by their own civil servants – that would

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Iain Duncan Smith Legacy

  Updated from: http://loopys-rollingwiththepunches.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/iain-duncan-smith-legacy.html   The following is a list of policies and damning court decisions and findings undertaken under

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Loach film on shame of poverty in Britain moves Cannes to tears

‘I, Daniel Blake’ moved Cannes audiences to tears and is greeted with shouts of ‘BRAVO!’ Black Triangle Campaign is in

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COMMENT:Long-awaited peer reviews suggest ministers failed to act after deaths of ‘vulnerable’ claimants

By John Pring Disability News Service Saturday 14th May 2016 After 21 months of smokescreens, excuses, obstruction and secrecy, work

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Suicides of benefit claimants reveal DWP flaws, says inquiry

By Patrick Butler and John Pring ‘Peer reviews’ challenge claims by ministers that there is no connection between welfare reform

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