Government’s UN response ‘exposes failings on disability convention’

By John Pring Disability News Service July 13th 2017 The government has ignored key evidence that demonstrates widespread breaches of

Continue readingGovernment’s UN response ‘exposes failings on disability convention’

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

Continue readingUK General Election: Why disabled people oppose the Tories ~ And need your help

#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: #SNP calls on next government to follow Scotland’s lead on benefits

The SNP has called on the next UK government to follow Scotland’s lead in protecting disabled people from social security

Continue reading#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: #SNP calls on next government to follow Scotland’s lead on benefits

#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: Labour ‘will take a human rights-based approach’ to protecting disabled people

Election 2017: Labour ‘will take a rights-based approach’ to protecting disabled people  Labour has promised that it will take a

Continue reading#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: Labour ‘will take a human rights-based approach’ to protecting disabled people

‘Shabby’ Labour fails again on disability rights, after abstaining on PIP cuts vote

  By John Pring Disability News Service 30th March 2017   The Labour party has been heavily criticised for again

Continue reading‘Shabby’ Labour fails again on disability rights, after abstaining on PIP cuts vote

DWP presentation on ESA plans ‘confirms worst fears’ about green paper

  By John Pring Disability News Service 30th March 2017   Ministers have been accused of ignoring a public consultation

Continue readingDWP presentation on ESA plans ‘confirms worst fears’ about green paper

Self-employment can provide choice and control for disabled people, MPs hear

  By John Pring Disability News Service 9th February 2017 Three disabled entrepreneurs have told MPs that the government should

Continue readingSelf-employment can provide choice and control for disabled people, MPs hear

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

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

‘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

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

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

Continue readingCOMING SOON ~ ‘CASH NOT CARE’… Mo Stewart

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

Continue readingIain Duncan Smith Legacy

Loach film on shame of poverty in Britain moves Cannes to tears

‘I, Daniel Blake’ moved Cannes audiences to tears and is greeted with shouts of ‘BRAVO!’ Black Triangle Campaign is in

Continue readingLoach film on shame of poverty in Britain moves Cannes to tears

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

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

%d bloggers like this: