Category Archives: progress

Some Good News! Campaigner Christos Palmer Wins ESA Appeal At Tribunal

Readers, I’ve just had some good news from disability campaigner Christos Palmer. Yesterday, he won his appeal against being in the Work Related Activity Group for Employment Support Allowance. He’s now in the support group. https://twitter.com/ChristosPalmer/status/301118833081589760 Congratulations Christos. This is … Continue reading

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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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Nadine Dorries Has Whip Withdrawn Over Her Decision To Appear In I’m A Celebrity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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Breaking News: Boris Johnson Slams DLA Reforms

Breaking news! Pls Share everywhere…. BORIS JOHNSON SLAMS COALITION PLANS FOR DLA REFORM!!!!!!!… http://t.co/zMJxXNmN — BendyGirl (@BendyGirl) January 6, 2012

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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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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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