General Election 2017: What are the parties promising disabled people?

June 6, 2017 admin 0

Political parties have released their manifestos for the forthcoming General Election on 8 June. Here’s a peek at the main disability and mental health related. […]

Benefits assessments are brutal and inhumane: My Wigan Pier Story

May 5, 2017 admin 0

As part of our Road to Wigan Pier 2017 project, 80 years on from the publication of George Orwell’s essay, community volunteer Denise Keen shares […]

‘Why I went to court for my disability payments’

May 2, 2017 admin 0

The number of people going to court to try to win back a key disability benefit is expected to continue to rise this year, a […]

‘Distrust’ in PIP system, says review

April 7, 2017 admin 0

Claimants of the government’s disability benefits programme have an “inherent distrust” of the system, an independent review has found. The second review of Personal Independence […]

Edmonton MP slams government for changes to disability benefits

April 3, 2017 admin 0

MP Kate Osamor has slammed the government for planned changes to disability benefits that could impact over 160,000 people in the UK. The MP for […]