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Politics Penny Mordaunt sitting on the edge of a stage, with Labour's Kate Green sitting nearby
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The Conservatives are entering tomorrow’s general election without answering four key questions about their disability policies on social care, forced institutionalisation and welfare reform. Last week, the minister for disabled people, Penny Mordaunt (pictured), refused an interview with Disability News Service (DNS) and then failed to respond to questions submitted by email. The party’s
Politics Mary Griffiths Clarke head and shoulders
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The Conservatives have been accused of promoting a “divisive” and “punitive” attitude to disabled people that “breeds contempt and hostility”, after dedicating their manifesto only to “working people”. The introduction to the manifesto pledges that a Tory government under Theresa May would be driven by “the interests of ordinary, working families”, who were the
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