Tag Archives: Disability Living Allowance

A more creative approach to welfare reform could have saved lives

So, while the UK was talking about Scotland, someone has died: David Clapson’s awful death was the result of grotesque government policies (9 September) ‘The DWP brags about ending the ‘something for nothing’ culture, but benefit sanctions punish the unemployed, disabled … Continue reading

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NHS reform: can your doctor be trusted or not?

In what may be my most read post to date, DLA Disgrace, I discussed the shameful process that our Government inflicts on the disabled people in our community. It is outsourced to ATOS – ‘an international information technology services company’. … Continue reading

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Benefit cuts: a call to mobilise the disabled

So now we are here in another New Year and, in the UK, the savagery of social welfare cuts continues to slice through our society. We have had: 06 January: ‘Soldiers, nurses and teachers hit by benefit curbs’ 07 January: … Continue reading

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Conservatives a careless brand

First published on Brand Republic on 6 Oct 2011 Last week, I dutifully recorded Ed Miliband’s speech at the Labour Conference. I watched it in the evening and stayed up late writing my post only to find that, apart from … Continue reading

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