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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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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Evidence sought in case concerning DWP’s policies for communicating with people with disabilities

  Evidence sought in case concerning DWP’s policies for communicating with people with disabilities The Public Law Project (PLP) is

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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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Under-fire Samaritans faces anger over advisory board crammed with Tories

By John Pring Disability New Service February 1st 2018 A mental health charity that refused to criticise the government for

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Please sign! Cuts announced by Creative Scotland to two of Scotland’s leading disability theatre organisations

      Black Triangle  fully supports the disabled arts, so we ask our members to please sign the  letter

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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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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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PIP & ESA Benefit Exemptions from Face to Face Assessments

  Benefit assessments – exemption to protect vulnerable patients There is a great deal of evidence about the profound distress

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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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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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