Monthly Archives: January 2019

Claimant Who Can’t Work Out Change From £1 Told By DWP She Can Work Out A Budget

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When Sheila Nesbitt was asked what change you would get from £1 if you spent 75p, she didn’t know the answer. It was one of the questions the 58-year-old was asked during a reassessment for…

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Royal Shakespeare Company Casts Disabled Actors

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The Royal Shakespeare Company has unveiled plans to “level the playing field” for disabled actors by casting them in new productions in what one said marked “another massive crack in the glass ceiling”. Gregory Doran,…

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THE DAHL HAUS PRESENTS: JANUARY 2K19 😋 STIFF ONES 🍆

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Wheelchair User Not Allowed On First Bus

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A Somerset man says he wants a change in attitudes to wheelchair users after being refused entry to buses. Donald Hadfield commutes to work each day, using the First Bus service from Ilminster to Taunton.…

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DWP is not engaging with expert calls for change to Universal Credit says Select Committee

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The Work and Pensions Committee is today launching a new inquiry into what the Government calls “natural migration”: the process by which people claiming existing benefits move onto Universal Credit if they have a…

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Universal Credit is an unmitigated catastrophe for ill and disabled people

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I co-run an online advice and support group for people going through Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claims, assessments, mandatory reviews and appeals. Recently there has been a spike in…

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NHS Trust Halted Asylum Seeker’s Leukemia Treatment

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“I think it’s horrible and inhuman to have a person who is sick like me dumped on to the street without food or shelter or medication,” says Esayas Welday. He is as confused as he…

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