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Disability Horizons #DisabledAchievers Campaign

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Beyond The Barriers- Launch

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I saw this a little late, for which sincere apologies to Sue Marsh, who wants it shared far and wide. BEYOND THE BARRIERS – LAUNCH!!!!! Good morning. The Spartacus team have been working for three…

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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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Revealed: New Report shows overwhelming opposition to coalition’s disability benefit reforms kept hidden by the government

Conservative Mayor of London heavily critical of government’s plans for Disability Living Allowance   Report was entirely researched, written, funded and supported by disabled people.   A report published today (9 January) finds that Government misled MPs and Peers over … Continue reading

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Pat’s Petition

Disability Voices hopes this gets a Government debate. Pat's Petition: — Broken OfBritain (@BrokenOfBritain) November 7, 2011

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Baroness Jane Campbell Wants Our Views On PIP

Cross posted with pleasure from Diary Of A Benefit Scrounger and The Broken Of Britain. Here is a copy of a mesage we just received from Baroness Campbell. I’m too tired to tweak and make this shiny, so if you … Continue reading

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‘never fall ill, never grow old, never become disabled’, for if you do, not even Labour will speak up for you.’

A special message from the Broken of Britain: To all our members and supporters;   The Labour party conference starts in Liverpool on Saturday. As we all know, Labour were the architects of Employment Support Allowance and the ‘not fit … Continue reading

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Government E-Petition To Scrap PIP And Save DLA

I’ve just found out about and signed this e-petition on the Government’s e-petition site. It calls for PIP to be scrapped and DLA saved. Disability Voices has always supported the scrapping of PIP and the saving of DLA, so can … Continue reading

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We Have A Dream- #HardestHit Speech

Team member Kaliya has asked for this to be circulated. I’ll let her do the talking.

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New Broken Of Britain Campaign: Left Out In The Cold

  On the eve of the second reading of the government’s controversial Welfare Reform Bill, on 9 March, disabled activist Kaliya Franklin stripped off to demonstrate what the result would be for disabled people across the UK if disability benefits … Continue reading

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