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MPs debate Welfare Reform (Disabled People and Carers) - DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)

MPs debate Welfare Reform (Disabled People and Carers) DeHavilland (press release) (subscription) The Government's welfare reforms, especially the cut to the Disability Living Allowance (DLA), would result in a significant number of disabled people...
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Scrap family member faces jail over stolen copper wire - Edinburgh Evening News

Scrap family member faces jail over stolen copper wire - Edinburgh Evening News | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
Edinburgh Evening News Scrap family member faces jail over stolen copper wire Edinburgh Evening News Mr Murray, defending, told the court that his client lived off Income Support and Disability Living Allowance, adding: “His position is he was...
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The First Interview With Arse Shelbroke MP, Pioneer of the #uck the ...

The First Interview With Arse Shelbroke MP, Pioneer of the #uck the ... | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
asshole. The First Interview With A.Shelbroke MP, Pioneer of the #uck the Poor Card. AVG – Hello & Welcome. A Shelbroke MP – Thank you for giving me this opportunity to get the truth out about my “Welfare Cash Card” Bill.
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DWP accused of 'shameful whitewash' over DLA consultation ...

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is set to break its promise to publish thousands of public responses to its controversial disability living allowance (DLA) consultation by the end of this year.
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Comments - DisabledGo

Hundreds of thousands of disabled people who claim disability living allowance (DLA) will not have to be reassessed for at least two years, after the coalition announced a major retreat on its reform timetable.
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ESA: No Evidence of Link Between Media Violence and Real Thing - Broadcasting & Cable

Christian Science Monitor ESA: No Evidence of Link Between Media Violence and Real Thing Broadcasting & Cable "The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), and the entire industry it represents, mourns the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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Benefits curb on junkies and alkies | The Sun |News|Politics

Benefits curb on junkies and alkies | The Sun |News|Politics | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
THOUSANDS of addicts could be banned from buying drugs and booze with their benefits, says Iain Duncan Smith. ... THOUSANDS could be banned from buying drugs and booze, says Iain Duncan Smith. Iain Duncan Smith ...
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Welfare Cuts Campaign gets Widespread Support ! - Manchester Gazette

Manchester GazetteWelfare Cuts Campaign gets Widespread Support !Manchester GazetteThe petition to “Stop the Abolition of Disability Living Allowance for Personal Independence Payments” has secured over 18,000 signatures to date.
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Rotten access to Atos assessment centres | Kate Belgrave

Rotten access to Atos assessment centres | Kate Belgrave | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
Ever since disabled man Geoff Meeghan was trapped in an Atos assessment centre a week or so ago when a fire alarm went off at the centre there's been much discussion about the accessibility – or otherwise – of the ...
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How I feel about Atos, Workfare, and Benefit Sanctions | The ...

Today, I am ashamed to be British, European, and in a way, to be human. A travesty is occurring under our noses. Atos, workfare, and benefit sanctions are a disgusting evil in the world today. Overreaction?
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Hartlepool man is shocked when his benefits were stopped after being declared ... - The Northern Echo

Hartlepool man is shocked when his benefits were stopped after being declared ...The Northern EchoEddie Potts only realised there was a problem when he checked his bank account to find he had not received his Disability Living Allowance (DLA).
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Disabled man abandoned on the second floor of building during Atos fire alarm ... - The Independent

Disabled man abandoned on the second floor of building during Atos fire alarm ... - The Independent | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
The IndependentDisabled man abandoned on the second floor of building during Atos fire alarm ...The IndependentA disabled man was trapped in a centre run by Atos, which assesses fitness for work, when the fire alarm went off and staff evacuated the...
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Atos Under Fire After Disabled Man Geoff Meeghan Left Stranded When Fire ... - Huffington Post UK

Atos Under Fire After Disabled Man Geoff Meeghan Left Stranded When Fire ... - Huffington Post UK | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
Atos Under Fire After Disabled Man Geoff Meeghan Left Stranded When Fire ...Huffington Post UKAtos Healthcare conducts the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) 'fitness to work' tests on behalf of the government, but the final decision to cut or...
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John Pring's Disability News Round Up - - NOTTINGHAM CITY COUNCIL LOLS (blog)

John Pring's Disability News Round Up - - NOTTINGHAM CITY COUNCIL LOLS (blog) | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
John Pring's Disability News Round Up - NOTTINGHAM CITY COUNCIL LOLS (blog) Hundreds of thousands of disabled people who claim disability living allowance (DLA) will not have to be reassessed for at least two years, after the coalition announced a...
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A Happy New Year? « North Edinburgh News

A Happy New Year? « North Edinburgh News | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is currently paid to people who have a disability or a long-term condition, and it's paid both to people in work and out of work. There are two sections to it – mobility and care – but DLA will be ...
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News round-up, week ending 14th December | Disability Horizons

News round-up, week ending 14th December | Disability Horizons | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of disabled people who claim disability living allowance will not have to be reassessed for at least two years, after the coalition announced a major retreat on its reform timetable.
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Council tax benefit claimants could start paying - Harrow Observer

Council tax benefit claimants could start paying Harrow Observer The second adult rebate would be scrapped and neither capital, disability living allowance, child benefit or child maintenance would be taken into account when assessing income.
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Iain Duncan Smith's 'tough' site for jobseekers - BBC News

Iain Duncan Smith's 'tough' site for jobseekers - BBC News | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
BBC News Iain Duncan Smith's 'tough' site for jobseekers BBC News The Welfare Secretary Iain Duncan Smith told political correspondent Ross Hawkins on Radio 4's The World at One programme, that the new site can automatically send people vacancies -...
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Log on or stop signing on, Iain Duncan Smith says in warning to job ...

Log on or stop signing on, Iain Duncan Smith says in warning to job ... | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith has issued a warning to job seekers (Picture: Getty) Benefit claimants will be hauled before job advisers every day if their online activity shows they are not looking for work, Iain Duncan Smith has warned.
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Dave Watson: Welfare Reform Implementation

These are the professionals who are having to grapple with the consequences of the Welfare Reform Bill and I was talking about the staffing implications. There are many challenges facing local government staff in this area of ...
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Duncan Smith, Gove, Hague, Pickles and Hammond top Cabinet ...

Anyhow, here it is (percentage satisfied minus those dissatisfied): Iain Duncan Smith: +86% Michael Gove: +77% William Hague: +73% Eric Pickles: +60% (back up the table again - and deservedly so according to Paul ...
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Pat's Debate – your support needed more than ever… | Atos Victims ...

Pat's Debate – your support needed more than ever… | Atos Victims ... | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
By Carerwatch. After a year of very hard work and wonderful encouragement from all of our friends and supporters Pat's Petition closed with over 62,600 signatures. We then sent an open letter to Liam Byrne.
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Roberta Packman golfing benefit cheat jailed for fraud - BBC News

BBC NewsRoberta Packman golfing benefit cheat jailed for fraudBBC NewsA woman has been jailed for 28 weeks after falsely claiming £38,489 of disability benefits over five years.
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Very few people milk the system - This is Bristol

Very few people milk the system - This is Bristol | Disability Campaigning | Scoop.it
Very few people milk the systemThis is BristolHowever it is pleasing to note that according to Mr Pearce, and in the words of the TV programme Britain's Got Talent, he maintains that 74% of those of us receiving Disability Living Allowance can...
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Atos 'fitness to work' checks are defended - Isle of Man Today

Atos 'fitness to work' checks are defendedIsle of Man TodayBut Mr Robertshaw said he had been 'extremely impressed' by the professionalism of the Atos Healthcare doctors who are conducting the face to face assessments for his department as part of...
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