Browsing: Disabled People Against Cuts

Benefits and Poverty Lord Freud speaking in the House of Lords

Civil servants have refused to release information that would show how many secret reviews the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has carried out into benefit-related suicides in the last 15 months. The refusal emerged in a response to a freedom of information (FoI) request that revealed there have been a further nine “peer
Independent Living ILF-users protesting against the closure of the fund

New evidence has cast further doubt on how both central government and local authorities have planned the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF). The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has repeatedly insisted that every local authority in England was told by email the day after the fund closed exactly how much
Independent Living

Every political party should ensure that its MPs only rent constituency offices that are fully accessible to disabled people campaigners have demanded. They spoke out after a series of Disability News Service reports that revealed three ministers with equalities responsibilities – Mark Harper, Jo Swinson and Iain Duncan Smith – have inaccessible constituency offices.
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