Browsing: Marsha de Cordova

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 Entrance to DWP's Caxton House HQ
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The government’s decision to extend the contracts of two discredited companies that carry out disability benefit assessments has been branded “appalling”, “shocking” and “a complete con”. The move has also been criticised by the Scottish government. Sarah Newton, the minister for disabled people, told MPs in a written statement this week that she planned
Politics Marsha de Cordova speaking in parliament
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The government has created a “hostile environment” for disabled people just as it has for members of the Windrush generation, Labour’s shadow minister for disabled people has told trade unionists. Marsha de Cordova (pictured) described herself as a “grand-daughter of the Windrush generation” as she addressed the annual TUC Disabled Workers’ Conference in Bournemouth.
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