Response to ‘Shaping Future Support’ by Mo Stewart

  “The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are immune to the amount of human suffering created since the adoption

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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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New minister for disabled people criticised by her local DPO over voting record

By John Pring Disability News Service 16th November 2017 The new minister for disabled people is facing criticism over her

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SNP hears ‘justice for the dead’ demand as it backs call to implement UN report

By John Pring Disability News Service 12th October 2017 The SNP’s annual conference has unanimously called on the UK government

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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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UK faces UN examination: DPOs ‘delighted’ with exposure of government’s failings

  By John Pring Disability News Service August 24th 2017 Disabled people’s organisations who travelled to Geneva this week to

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UK faces UN examination: Government cuts caused ‘human catastrophe’

By John Pring   Disability News Service   August 24th 2017   An international committee of disabled human rights experts

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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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Years of austerity have left personal assistance in ‘very fragile state’

By John Pring Disability News Service 6th July 2017   The concept of personal assistance has been severely damaged by

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New disabled MP accuses government of ‘eugenics’

Picture Courtesy of Guardian   By John Pring Disability News Service 6th July 2017 A newly-elected disabled MP has accused

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Disabled people ‘have too little awareness of rights’ in lead-up to Brexit

By John Pring Disability News Service June 29th 2017   A new report has called for greater awareness of the

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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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#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: #SNP calls on next government to follow Scotland’s lead on benefits

The SNP has called on the next UK government to follow Scotland’s lead in protecting disabled people from social security

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#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: Labour ‘will take a human rights-based approach’ to protecting disabled people

Election 2017: Labour ‘will take a rights-based approach’ to protecting disabled people  Labour has promised that it will take a

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#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: Tory disability minister endorses forced institutionalisation of disabled people

  Election 2017: Tory disability minister endorses forced institutionalisation By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday 1st June 2017  

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#GE2017 “I cannot believe that so many people across the UK are planning to vote for such a hard, uncaring Tory Government” ~ Dr Philippa Whitford MP (SNP) Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon

“I cannot believe that so many people across the UK are planning to vote for such a hard, uncaring Tory Government – and that so many others will simply stand back and not vote at all” ~ Surgeon Dr Philippa Whitford MP (SNP) … Continue reading#GE2017 “I cannot believe that so many people across the UK are planning to vote for such a hard, uncaring Tory Government” ~ Dr Philippa Whitford MP (SNP) Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon

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