Campaign’s legal threat forces government pledge on election access fund decision

By John Pring Disability News Service 3rd May 2018 The government is finally set to publish a long-awaited review of

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DWP figures suggest tens of thousands of PIP claims could have been decided on ‘unacceptable’ assessment reports

  By John Pring Disability News Service 3rd May 2018   Tens of thousands of disabled people could have had

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Social care ‘citizens’ assembly’ set up by MPs omits DPOs from panel of experts

By John Pring Disability News Service 26th April 2018 A consultation event set up by MPs to produce recommendations from

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DWP’s ‘disrepute’ contract clause ‘is proof charities cannot be trusted’

By John Pring Disability News Service 26th April 2018 The decision of some disability charities to sign contracts that prevent

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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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Charities delivering DWP’s work programme ‘must promise not to attack McVey’

By John Pring Disability News Service 19 April 2018 Disability charities that sign up to help deliver the government’s new

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Admission by aviation regulator is latest step in assistance dogs aircraft battle

By John Pring Disabilty News Service 22nd March 2018 The aviation regulator is being forced to change guidance that appears

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