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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DWP ‘failed to show WCA reviewer evidence of links to benefit deaths’

By John Pring Disability News Service 26th April 2018 The Department for Work and Pensions appears to have admitted failing

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Government’s suicide prevention boss refuses to call for action on ESA risk stats

By John Pring Disability News Service February 8th 2018 The head of the government’s national suicide prevention strategy has refused

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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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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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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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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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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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#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

Shock as Universal Credit rules treat sick as ‘fit for all work-related activity’ – against GPs explicit orders

By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday 25 May 2017 Activists ‘horrified’ by universal credit rules forcing sick claimants into

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Government admits failing to record actions after benefit suicide inquiries

  By John Pring Disability News Service April 27th 2017   The government failed for more than three years to

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Voting Tory in #GE17 is a vote to kill people like me, and you need to know why

By Blogger a Disabled Activist Fiona Robertson April 21st 2017 IT IS to their credit, and to our collective doom,

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Concern over UN’s ‘silence’ on benefit-related deaths

  By John Pring Disability News Service 6th April 2017   Disabled activists fear that the UN committee examining the

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Activists bring ‘no more benefit deaths’ message to Westminster

  By John Pring Disability News Service 9th March 2017   Disabled activists have explained why they took to the

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#BMJ #BritishMedicalJournal ‘#FirstDoNoHarm’: are #WCA #disabilityassessments associated with adverse trends in #MentalHealth? ~ assessments have had serious adverse consequences for mental health in England, which could outweigh any benefits that arise from moving people off disability benefits – A longitudinal ecological study – B Barr1, D Taylor-Robinson1, D Stuckler2, R Loopstra2, A Reeves2, M Whitehead1 Author affiliations

Abstract Background In England between 2010 and 2013, just over one million recipients of the main out-of-work disability benefit had

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Sister launches judicial review claim in bid for sanctions death inquest

  By John Pring Disability News Service 16th February 2017 The sister of a disabled man who died after being

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Questions over DWP’s further medical evidence pilot secrecy

By John Pring Disability News Service 16th February 2017 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is facing questions over

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Mother of ‘fit for work’ victim calls for ministers to face criminal charges

By John Pring Disability News Service 9th February 2017   The mother of a disabled man who starved to death

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