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The People’s Review Of The WCA- Further Evidence

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From We Are Spartacus: The People’s Review of the WCA – Further Evidence has been written by an anonymous author determined, despite seriously failing health, to do everything she possibly can to raise awareness of the…

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Martyn Sibley Completes John ‘O’ Groats To Land’s End By Wheelchair!

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He’s done it, readers! Not forgetting his girlfriend Kasia who followed on a bicycle. Massive congratulations to them both from Same Difference!

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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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Newsflash! Claire Khaw Arrested, Apparently For Blog Post Accusing Jessica Thom Of Putting On Tourettes

Readers, I’ve just seen a post on Facebook from last night saying: The creator of this page Claire Khaw has been arrested this morning! – Apparently it is with regards to a blog entry she wrote suggesting a woman called … 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Nadine Dorries Has Whip Withdrawn Over Her Decision To Appear In I’m A Celebrity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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