Anger over DWP refusal to repay claimants £150 million from botched reassessments

By John Pring Disability News Service 22nd March 2018 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is refusing to pay

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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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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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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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SNP hears ‘justice for the dead’ demand as it backs call to implement UN report

By John Pring Disability News Service 12th October 2017 The SNP’s annual conference has unanimously called on the UK government

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UN demands annual UK progress report on correcting ‘grave and systematic violations’

  By John Pring Disability News Service September 7th 2017 A UN committee has told the UK government to produce

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DPOs consider boycott of government engagement over ‘misrepresentation’ at UN

By John Pring Disability News Service September 7th 2017 Disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) are to consider boycotting any engagement with

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  By Steven Naysmith  http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15508062.UK_Government_cuts_driving_disabled_people_into_poverty__key_UN_committee_says/ Reblogged DISABLED people are dying as a result of austerity measures and discrimination, campaigners have

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Tackle education, career stereotypes and flexible working to close pay gap, says EHRC

By John Pring  Disability News Service August 17th 2017 The equality watchdog has called for action to improve the education

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