Delayed UN examination of UK government ‘will take place next year’

Disabled people’s organisations and grassroots groups are set to call on disabled people across England to provide the evidence they

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Concern over Mordaunt’s ‘troubling’ appointment as disability minister

Disabled activists say they are “deeply concerned” by the “troubling” decision to appoint an outspoken supporter of legalising assisted suicide

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Shadow chancellor backs calls to prosecute Iain Duncan Smith over WCA deaths

By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday 26th May 2016 Labour’s shadow chancellor has called for Iain Duncan Smith to

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Deidre Brock MP Tells Government Ministers Would Be Wise to Listen to Black Triangle Campaigners

  In a Debate after the Queens speech  Deidre Brock MP said the following at 8.58; https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2016-05-18/debates/16051856000002/DebateOnTheAddress#contribution-16051881000088 “Let me offer

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Iain Duncan Smith Legacy

  Updated from: http://loopys-rollingwiththepunches.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/iain-duncan-smith-legacy.html   The following is a list of policies and damning court decisions and findings undertaken under

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Hundreds of thousands of disabled people in ‘destitution’, research suggests

Hundreds of thousands of disabled people are living in destitution, the first piece of research to look at extreme poverty

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Secret DWP proposal to scrap ESA ‘substantial risk’ rules ‘would breach right to life’

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has proposed scrapping two benefit regulations that offer vital protection to disabled people

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#DWP ‘Benefit sanctions: Britain’s secret penal system’ by Dr David Webster University of Glasgow

Benefits claimants are subjected to an ‘amateurish, secret penal system which is more severe than the mainstream judicial system’, writes

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