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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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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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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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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#CripTheVoteUK: As UK doctors’ leaders abdicate duty to defend patients’ human rights disabled people face perilous post-election future

BMA ‘will be complicit in future deaths’, after silence on ‘fit note’ rules By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday

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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

‘I’m suffering’: woman who confronted May tells of disability cuts ordeal

By Alexandra Topping https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/may/16/woman-who-confronted-theresa-may-disability-cuts-ordeal-kathy-mohan   Kathy Mohan, who became an overnight champion of disabled people, says Tories’ PIP scheme has

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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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Green paper was missed opportunity to dump biopsychosocial model, says DPO

  By John Pring Disability News Service  2nd March 2017 The government should replace its “deeply flawed and inaccurate” disability

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