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Activism and Campaigning A group of about 20 people stand sit together behind a table
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Many of the disabled activists who have played a key role in exposing the harm caused by the government’s social security cuts and reforms have come together for a “breakthrough” campaign meeting attended by five Labour shadow ministers. Labour’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell, who chaired the meeting, said afterwards that he believed that it
Benefits and Poverty Malcolm McCaig head and shoulders
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A disability charity’s decision to choose as its new chair the head of a company closely linked with the government’s hated “fitness for work” test has been branded “a betrayal” of disabled people and “a truly disgraceful appointment”. United Response, which provides a range of support services to about 3,000 disabled people across England
Politics John McDonnell talking to a man and two women, one of whom is signing
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Labour’s shadow chancellor has described the UK government’s decision to co-host a Global Disability Summit – less than a year after its record on disability rights was dismantled by the United Nations – as “the height of hypocrisy”. John McDonnell, a long-standing supporter of the disabled people’s anti-cuts movement, was speaking to Disability News
Activism and Campaigning Feliza Ali Ramos and Alex Marcelo Vazquez Bracamonte hold a Bolivian flag with another disabled woman
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Representatives of national disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) in Bolivia, Greece, Malaysia and Uganda have described to UK activists how they have fought oppression and discrimination in their own countries. They were speaking at an International Deaf and Disabled People’s Solidarity Summit in east London, organised by Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) to highlight the
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