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Activism and Campaigning Paul Farmer speaking to protesters outside Mind's headquarters
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The country’s largest disability charities have been accused of “selling out” disabled people, as they look set to play a significant role in providing back-to-work services under the government’s new Work and Health Programme. Disability News Service (DNS) has contacted seven of the largest disability charities – most of which are not user-led –
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
Activism and Campaigning Bemused limbless man shakes hands with woman, while four office colleagues look on
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A disability charity has been criticised by disabled activists for ploughing its resources into an “embarrassing” and “hypocritical” new campaign that has cost nearly £1 million. Scope released a series of six comic sketches, produced in conjunction with Channel 4, which dramatised some of the embarrassing reactions and comments that disabled people have had