A freeze on council tax and cap on welfare will add to their misery
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Sunday 17 February 2013
Leading charities say disabled adults are in danger of being forgotten in the social care debate after the Health Secretary's statement last week failed to allay their fears of a £1.2bn deficit in disability funding.
Thursday 31 January 2013
Gervais claims the character in his controversial new sitcom isn't meant to be disabled - but how is he perceived?
LTB = 'Lying thieving b******s': BBC documentary lifts the lid on offensive code used to describe disabled and jobless
Monday 28 January 2013
A documentary investigation into one of the firms responsible for delivering the Government's £5bn Work Programme claims to have found evidence of staff using an 'offensive' code to describe disabled and jobless people.
Monday 28 January 2013
The welfare reform bill set to be implemented in April has led to fears for the future of disabled students as the Disability Living Allowance is set to replace Personal Independence Payments (PIP). This may lead to the 'exclusion of disabled people' from society and may mean that over 280,000 disabled people will not get support or be affected by 2016.
Sunday 20 January 2013
Why one's narrator should not get into cars with strange men
Atos told incontinent woman to 'wear nappy': Firm condemned by MPs for pressuring sick and disabled into returning to work
Thursday 17 January 2013
Thousands of sick or disabled people have died after undergoing assessments to find out whether they were fit to work, the House of Commons was told today.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Behind President Obama’s proposals, there looms a big question: in a nation of 80 million gun owners and roughly 300 million guns, will these changes make any difference?
Sunday 13 January 2013
After 80,000 sell-out crowds at the Summer Games two of eight grand prix meetings, including the final, will be held in the UK
Friday 21 December 2012
Fifty years after the world was shocked by the thalidomide scandal, survivors are still being identified in Britain.
Wednesday 19 December 2012
London will make more sporting history by hosting the 2017 paralympic athletics world championships a month before the IAAF World Championships.
Ukip candidate suspended after calling for compulsory abortion of Down's syndrome foetuses and free euthanasia advice for pensioners
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Geoffrey Clarke's personal manifesto, which also called gay marriage an 'abhorrence', fueled concern about Ukip's extreme wing while its popularity soars
- 2 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 3 Australia: Gay marriage law reversed by high court less than a week after first weddings
- 4 Not all right on the night