Regulators face possible action over failure to discipline lying PIP assessors

By John Pring Disability News Service December 21st 2017 The body that oversees the UK’s health and care regulators is

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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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Ofgem’s ‘very limited’ fuel price cap ‘will lead to deaths, ill-health and misery’

By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 The energy regulator’s “discriminatory” plans to impose only a “very limited”

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Watchdog’s report shows impact of years of ‘hostile’ cuts on disabled people

By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 Families which include both a disabled adult and a disabled child

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Benefit assessors ‘must be held accountable’ for report failings, MPs hear

By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 The healthcare professionals who carry out disability benefit assessments on behalf

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Chancellor ignores social care, weeks after UN’s independent living warning

  By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 Disabled campaigners have criticised the chancellor’s failure to provide any

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Disabled woman takes DWP minister to court over PIP mental health changes

By John Pring Disability News Service 16th November 2017 A disabled woman is taking work and pensions secretary David Gauke

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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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A Senior Judge Has Suggested Charging The Government For Every “No-Brainer” Benefits Case It Loses In Court

By Emily Dugan https://www.buzzfeed.com/emilydugan/most-dwp-benefits-cases-which-reach-court-are-based-on-bad?utm_term=.vdNwjXxjE6&ref=mobile_share#.rlzN1aX1Ar Britain’s most senior tribunal judge says most of the benefits cases that reach court are based

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