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Politics Theresa May at prime minister's questions
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The prime minister has been accused of misleading parliament about spending on disability benefits, after trying to defend herself from accusations by a UN committee that her government had caused a “human catastrophe” by cutting disabled people’s support. Theresa May had been asked about the accusations in yesterday’s prime minister’s questions by Labour leader
Politics Baroness Brinton, smiling, with Kate Green sitting nearby
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Senior disabled figures in the Liberal Democrats have spoken of their frustration that the party is not set to debate key issues of concern to disabled people at its annual conference next month. Disability News Service (DNS) contacted key disabled party members after an analysis of the party’s conference agenda and directory showed there
Politics Jared O'Mara, flanked by a woman and a man, in front of a row of houses
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A newly-elected disabled MP has accused the Conservative government of introducing policies inspired by “eugenics” in the hope that disabled people will “suffer and die”. Labour’s Jared O’Mara spoke out just weeks after beating former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to win the Sheffield Hallam seat and become one of just a handful of
Politics Marsha de Cordova, smiling, in front of a river, wearing a Labour rosette and holding a railing
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The two newest disabled MPs in the House of Commons have backed a call for the government to reopen a fund that helped politicians meet the disability-related costs they face when campaigning for election. Labour MPs Marsha de Cordova and Jared O’Mara have both sponsored an early day motion (EDM) which demands that the
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