Browsing: Work and Health Programme

Employment Sign at entrance to Department for Work and Pensions

Campaigners have published a withering 237-page attack on the government’s work, health and disability green paper, accusing ministers of creating a “smokescreen” to disguise their intention to cut support and force sick and disabled people into inappropriate work. The response from the Spartacus Network of disabled campaigners has been submitted to the Department for
Activism and Campaigning Paul Farmer speaking to protesters outside Mind's headquarters

Mind’s chief executive has lied to service-users and other disabled activists who were protesting about his charity’s close links with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Disabled activists who gathered outside Mind’s headquarters on Monday declared “war” on the charity because of its support for DWP policies that they say have damaged people