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Employment Sign at entrance to Department for Work and Pensions
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Campaigners have published a withering 237-page attack on the government’s work, health and disability green paper, accusing ministers of creating a “smokescreen” to disguise their intention to cut support and force sick and disabled people into inappropriate work. The response from the Spartacus Network of disabled campaigners has been submitted to the Department for
Employment Penny Mordaunt speaking to MPs
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Disabled people and other campaigners have reacted with shock, anger and concern to government proposals to consider forcing all sick and disabled people on out-of-work disability benefits to take part in “mandatory” activity. Disability News Service (DNS) revealed last week that the new work, health and disability green paper suggests that all claimants of
Employment Penny Mordaunt speaking to MPs
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Grassroots disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) have criticised the government’s decision to exclude them from an event held to launch its new work, health and disability green paper. The event for “stakeholders” was hosted by the disability charity Scope at its London headquarters, and attended by Penny Mordaunt (pictured), the minister for disabled people. The