Monthly Archives: November 2012

New report highlights failures of Work Capability Assessment as Spartacus campaign awaits Harrington’s final review

A new report from the Spartacus campaign today (Monday 12 November) analyses the failures of the Government’s Work Capability Assessment and the Employment & Support Allowance system, which is supposed to support people who are too sick or disabled to … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries Has Whip Withdrawn Over Her Decision To Appear In I’m A Celebrity

 Longtime readers may remember that two years ago, we at Disability Voices were outraged by Nadine Dorries MP’s disablist comments on Twitter. So much so that I started a Facebook group at the time calling for her to be removed as an … Continue reading

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Disability Activist Hunger Striking Against ATOS Until Friday

There will be a vigil against ATOS  outside their Cardiff offices starting today Monday at 8am and ending on Friday at 5pm. Disability activist Christos Palmer, one of the organisers of the vigil, is hunger striking until Friday. Wales is … Continue reading

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