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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Letter calls on GP body to denounce DWP’s ‘fit for work coercion’

By John Pring  Disability News Service 26th April 2018 The national membership body for GPs is facing calls for it

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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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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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Activists explain why they ‘clashed’ with minister after PIP debate

By John Pring Disability News Service February 1st 2018 Two disabled activists have explained why they “clashed” with the minister

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MPs refuse to explain failure to quiz minister on ESA suicide stats

By John Pring Disability News Service 11th January 2018 Nine MPs on a Commons committee are refusing to explain why

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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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Murdered disabled refugee ‘was repeatedly failed by council and police’

  By John Pring Disability News Service December 21st 2017 A disabled refugee who was murdered after years of racist

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Expert chosen by DWP appears to suggest scrapping ‘fitness for work’ test

By John Pring Disability News Service December 21st 2017 The occupational health expert chosen by the government to review its

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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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Shocking’ NHS stats show nearly half ESA claimants have attempted suicide

By John Pring Disability News Service November 30th 2017 “Shocking” NHS statistics have revealed that almost half of the people

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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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Research linking care cuts to 120,000 deaths ‘is fresh evidence austerity kills’

By John Pring Disability News Service 16th November 2017 “Indisputable” new research has linked government cuts in adult social care

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Disabled people ‘will go into government alongside Labour’, says McDonnell

  By John Pring Disability News Service 9th November 2017 Disabled people and their organisations will “determine” and “implement” the

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