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The Shadow State: The "dehumanising, degrading" treatment of disabled people

The Shadow State: The "dehumanising, degrading" treatment of disabled people | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
One woman with Crohn's told to work in a nappy; another with 90 per cent burns declared fit to work. No wonder the Work Capability Assessment, administered by Atos, has been declared "unfit for purpose".
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Legal Aid Cuts Will Deny 'Help And Justice' To Thousands

Legal Aid Cuts Will Deny 'Help And Justice' To Thousands | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Cuts in legal aid provision would lead to hundreds of thousands being denied the "help and justice" they needed, a volunteer organisation has claimed.
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Backbenchers should be 'willing to rebel', says Iain Duncan Smith - Telegraph

Backbenchers should be 'willing to rebel', says Iain Duncan Smith - Telegraph | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Work and Pensions Secretary calls for more MPs to show that they have a “mind of their own” by taking a stand on issues that matter to them.
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Disabled face 'funding black hole'

Disabled face 'funding black hole' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Leading charities say disabled adults are in danger of being forgotten in the social care debate after the Health Secretary's statement last week failed to allay their fears of a £1.2bn deficit in disability funding.
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Rise in Atos rulings overturned by appeals | UK | News | Daily Express

Rise in Atos rulings overturned by appeals | UK | News | Daily Express | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
THE rate of successful appeals against the Government’s fitness for work tests is rising despite a series of reforms to the system.
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Rise in Atos rulings overturned by appeals | UK | News | Daily Express

Rise in Atos rulings overturned by appeals | UK | News | Daily Express | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
THE rate of successful appeals against the Government’s fitness for work tests is rising despite a series of reforms to the system.
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Disabled face 'funding black hole'

Disabled face 'funding black hole' | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
Leading charities say disabled adults are in danger of being forgotten in the social care debate after the Health Secretary's statement last week failed to allay their fears of a £1.2bn deficit in disability funding.
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The Shadow State: The "dehumanising, degrading" treatment of disabled people

The Shadow State: The "dehumanising, degrading" treatment of disabled people | welfare cuts | Scoop.it
One woman with Crohn's told to work in a nappy; another with 90 per cent burns declared fit to work. No wonder the Work Capability Assessment, administered by Atos, has been declared "unfit for purpose".
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Bennett Kathie's comment, February 16, 2013 9:25 PM
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