New disabled MP accuses government of ‘eugenics’

Picture Courtesy of Guardian   By John Pring Disability News Service 6th July 2017 A newly-elected disabled MP has accused

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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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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: 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

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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Mother of ‘fit for work’ victim calls for ministers to face criminal charges

By John Pring Disability News Service 9th February 2017   The mother of a disabled man who starved to death

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Green Party calls on government to launch benefit deaths inquiry

By John  Pring Disability News Service 9th February 2017 The Green Party has written to work and pensions secretary Damian

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Joint – letter from the United Kingdom Disabled People’s Movement and Allied Civil Society Organisations to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

Published By Black Triangle November 19th 2016 Secretary General   As U.K. disabled campaigners and civil society organisations we write

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UN’s conclusion that UK violated disability rights is ‘vindication’ for activists

By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday November 10th 2016 Disabled activists who persuaded the United Nations (UN) to investigate

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Coroner asked to explain failure to hold inquest into benefit sanctions death

By John Pring Disability News Service 3rd November 2016 Lawyers for the sister of a disabled man who died after

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Dr Sarah Glynn: Why we must resist the ‘work cure’

By Dr Sarah Glynn SUWN  1stNov 2016 Ahead of the IdeaSpace event in Glasgow this week, Dr Sarah Glynn of

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Conference hears of ‘democide’, ‘psycho-compulsion’ and suicide risk from benefit system

October 13th 2016 By John Pring- Disability News Service   Mental health survivors and psychologists have joined forces for a

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Duncan Smith tells DNS: ‘I’m not going to be accused by you’ over mental health deaths

By John Pring  Disability News Service October 6th 2016   Iain Duncan Smith has denied responsibility for the deaths of

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‘Fit for work’ suicide man’s sister tried to take her own life after DWP ordeal

  By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday September 21st 2016   The sister of a man driven to suicide

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Two Apparent Irregularities Involving UNUM, ATOS, And DWP

  September 17th  By George Berger for  DPAC http://dpac.uk.net/2016/09/two-apparent-irregularities-involving-unum-atos-and-dwp/ Debbie Jolly, Jonathan Rutherford, and Mo Stewart have discussed the influence

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Benefit claimants die as DWP staff keep failing to follow suicide guidelines

  September 8th 2016 John Pring Disability News Service The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has refused to consider

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COMING SOON ~ ‘CASH NOT CARE’… Mo Stewart

  August 28th 2016 By Mo Stewart “Stewart names names.  She shows where and how the policies originated.  She destroys

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