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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DPAC’s universal credit ‘crime scene’ protest is fresh call for action to disabled people

  By John Pring Disability News Service 19th April 2018 Disabled activists are hoping their latest protest in the heart

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DWP promises no-one will lose out in huge review of 1.6 million PIP cases

  John Pring Disability News Service February 1st 2018 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has promised that no

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Activists explain why they ‘clashed’ with minister after PIP debate

By John Pring Disability News Service February 1st 2018 Two disabled activists have explained why they “clashed” with the minister

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Minister hid judges’ criticism of McVey from MPs, hours after shock appointment

Image Courtesy of  The Mirror   By John Pring Disability New Service 11th January 2018 The minister for disabled people

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Minister fails to back measures to protect claimants from dishonest assessors

By John Pring Disability News service December 21st 2017 The minister for disabled people has refused to approve two key

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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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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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National summit set to build new alliances and ‘reinvigorate’ the movement

  By John Pring Disability News Service October 19th 2017 Organisers of a national “summit meeting” of disabled people’s organisations

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Mordaunt misleads MPs… again

  By John Pring Disability News Service 12th October 2017 The minister for disabled people has again misled MPs, after

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Labour conference: Abrahams pledges ‘supportive and enabling’ social security system

By John Pring Disability News Service September 28th 2017 Labour’s shadow work and pensions secretary has pledged to transform the

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