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Politics David Buxton head and shoulders
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Two leading disabled Liberal Democrats have criticised anti-cuts activists over their public call for disabled people not to vote for their party. Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) published a high-profile message on social media this week during the party’s annual conference in Brighton, warning that disabled people “won’t forget” and “won’t forgive” its junior
Benefits and Poverty Stephen Lloyd in front of a sign for the Liberal Democrat conference
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A senior opposition MP is to write to the minister for disabled people to ask how she plans to penalise government contractors Atos and Capita, following last week’s “devastating” revelations about their “shocking” failings in delivering disability benefit assessments. Stephen Lloyd, the work and pensions spokesman for the Liberal Democrats, said last week’s revelations
Benefits and Poverty The conference centre in Bournemouth with the sea and pier in the background
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The Liberal Democrats have called for disability benefit assessments to be video-recorded, after their annual conference heard fresh evidence that healthcare professionals were writing dishonest assessment reports on behalf of the government. The party’s disabled work and pensions spokesman, Stephen Lloyd, told Disability News Service (DNS) that he was in favour of introducing pilot
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