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Wheelchair User Not Allowed On First Bus

Originally posted on Same Difference:
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

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
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

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
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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Katie Price Backed By MPs To Make Online Disablism A Crime

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People with disabilities have shared accounts of the online abuse they face, after MPs backed a petition by model Katie Price calling for new laws. More than 220,000 people signed reality TV star Ms Price’s…

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SEX EDUCATION’S NCUTI GATWA: ‘BLACK, GAY EXPERIENCE ISN’T OFTEN TOLD’

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Leaked document reveals how government are micromanaging public perceptions of the government’s austerity programme

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A leaked dossier, apparently a joint study by the Cabinet Office and Department for Work and Pensions, states: “Austerity and its fall-out undermined perceptions of competence and the belief that [the government is] acting fairly, openly…

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¿CAN WE STOP SHAMING MEN THAT LIKE TO BAREBACK?

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Jeremy Corbyn tables motion of no confidence in the government

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
I have just received the following email: Sue, this country needs a proper government Jeremy Corbyn Dear Sue, Theresa May’s Brexit deal has just been defeated. The government is in chaos. The country is…

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