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UK government plans to help people with health conditions & disabilities into work need to improve

The UK Government green paper Work, Health and Disability: Improving Lives  set out the government’s proposals on ways to halve the disability employment gap experienced by disabled people and people with long-term health conditions. The consultation closed on 17 Feb 2017. Interested … Continue reading

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Report says no justification for changes to PIP

Disability news service article: ‘Appalling’ consultation ‘shows government’s PIP plans are deplorable’, by John Pring, February 4 2016 An “appalling” consultation has failed to make the case for “deplorable” government plans to tighten eligibility for its new disability benefit, according to new … Continue reading

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Spartacus: Disabled people’s views on welfare reform

Spartacus is a grass-roots movement that started with the publication of the Responsible Reform report which revealed overwhelming opposition to the UK Government’s proposed welfare reforms, in particular the proposal to reform Disability Living Allowance (DLA) The Report was entirely … Continue reading

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