Monthly Archives: December 2012

PLEASE NOTE: Well over 100,000 to lose Motability vehicles under draconian new rules published yesterday (Thursday 13 December)‏

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Reposted by request of Jane Young from here. When I blogged on this topic back in January, I predicted thousands of disabled people would lose their Motability vehicles under the Government’s draft criteria for Personal Independence…

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PROGRESS! PROGRESS! SERIOUS PIP PROGRESS!

Readers, I am so so happy at this moment. In a Commons Statement earlier today, our new Minister, Esther McVey MP, set out Government plans for PIP. A video of the full statement and Labour’s response is here.  A written … Continue reading

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#PatsDebate Pat’s Petition Progresses And Succeeds!

Disability Voices offered full support to Pat’s Petition from the very beginning. So we are very pleased to be cross posting this from CarerWatch. After a year of very hard work and wonderful encouragement from all of our friends and … Continue reading

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A Death Within The Pat’s Petition Family

Readers, many of you will remember the Pat’s Petition campaign, whose Government e-petition recently closed. Today, they have revealed the very sad news of the death of one of their core members. A death within the Pat’s Petition family http://t.co/TAdmBzrOContinue reading

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International Day Of Disabled People

That’s right, readers, today is 3rd December. The one day of the year when across the world, the mainstream stop and think about us lot. So celebrate yourselves or the DisAbled people in your lives in some way today, please.

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