Ministers accused of "rewarding failure" as figures suggest PIPs assessments cost more than expected.
All while taking motability cars, adaptions included, away from disabled and or chronically sick people who depend on them to get to work, get their shopping, go to apts, etc., etc. Take from those in need to give to those with £££££££££!
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65% of appeals are overturned, however putting our most vulnerable through all of this unwarranted stress and removing their means of getting to work and independence is not only inexcusable and inhumane, it is costing the taxpayers a fortune! Please sign the petition and write or call your MP and tell them how wrong and unacceptable it is to attack those most in need. Don't fall for their lies, manipulation of statistics and rhetoric, their treatment of disabled and or chronically sick is unacceptable and has to STOP! Thank you.
Conservatives are especially conservative with the truth: the media are the message In 2004, George Lakoff, professor of linguistics at Berkeley wrote Don’t Think of an Elephant! Lakoff's central point was that how issues are “framed” – which points of view the media and other political agenda setters defined as important and acceptable, and the…
As part of our Road to Wigan Pier 2017 project, 80 years on from the publication of George Orwell's essay, artist and activist Ann Whitehurst, accuses the government of marginalising people with disabilities and trying to dismantle the NHS
It's shameful, disgraceful and terrifying how the country have chosen to wash their hands of our most vulnerable disabled and or chronically sick, while the government are closing down services they need and depend on, stopping or cutting their benefits, making them prisoners in their own homes, cold, hungry and isolated! Many have already lost their lives, there will be many more to come, but everyone can make a difference by calling or writing to your MP or the PM, treating our most vulnerable like this is unacceptable and inhumane!
Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green discusses the disability issue. He was officially giving interviews on today's unemployment figures - which have fallen to their lowest level in a decade - so we started there.
Sick and inexcusable treatment of our disabled and or chronically sick, it's that simple!
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More than 160,000 victims of domestic violence in England withdrew their support for charges against their abusers in 2016, a number that rocketed by almost 40 per cent compared with the previous 12 months, exclusive figures reveal. The jump has fuelled concern that cuts to policing and specialist services for victims of domestic abuse are pushing vulnerable people back into dangerous and potentially deadly situations, while allowing perpetrators to escape justice.
Satirical Twitter response after Welfare Weekly used a Freedom of Information request to reveal that the Department for Work and Pensions had been using fake claimants and made-up comments to justify the use of punitive welfare sanctions The government's controversial benefit sanctions regime can cause “damage to the wellbeing of vulnerable claimants and can lead…
Thousands of disabled people have already lost their specialist Motability vehicles because of Conservative PIP cuts and many more are likely to be affected. Personal Independence Payment is a non means tested benefit for people with a long-term health condition or impairment, whether physical, sensory, mental, cognitive, intellectual, or any combination of these. It is an…
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