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Why I Secretly Taped my Disability Assessment

25 Oct 2017

Every month 60,000 ill and disabled people have their needs assessed for benefits. Some are so worried about the process that they are using mobile phones to secretly record those interviews, critics ...

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UN: Welfare Reforms Have Led to “grave and systematic violations” of Disabled People’s Rights

09 Nov 2016

Changes to benefits "disproportionately affected" disabled people, the UN Committee on the Rights of Disabled Persons (CRPD) found. The committee launched an investigation in 2012 after receivi...

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Government to Overhaul ‘Cruel’ Disability Benefits System

31 Oct 2016

The Government is planning a major overhaul of disability benefits assessment - a system that has been described by critics as "cruel". On Monday, Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green will ...

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Disabled Jobseekers Facing Dramatic Fall-off in Support

29 Oct 2016

Number of disabled people receiving specialist help to fall by 50% after 80% funding cut to new work programme. The number of unemployed disabled people given specialist help to find work will ...

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Premier League ‘Not inclusive’ for Disabled Fans

20 Oct 2016

The Premier League lacks a "culture of inclusivity" for disabled fans, says a leading equality campaigner. Last year Premier League clubs agreed to make their stadiums compliant with official acces...

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Tesco Shoppers to get £70 fine for Disabled Parking Abuse

11 Oct 2016

Tesco is to start cracking down on shoppers who park in disabled and parent bays by issuing £70 fines, it has been claimed. The supermarket will give smartphone apps to staff which will enable...

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