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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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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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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Access to Work cap announcement ‘does not go far enough’

By John Pring Disability News Service 22nd March 2018 The government’s decision to loosen its restrictions on Access to Work

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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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Watchdog begins probe into failure of regulators to punish lying PIP assessors

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 A watchdog is examining the failure of two healthcare regulators to

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The PIP Files: Senior MP to write to minister over ‘devastating’ revelations

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 A senior opposition MP is to write to the minister for

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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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