Disabled campaigners launch protests to urge people to vote against ‘nasty, benefit-cutting’ Tories
Wednesday 3rd May 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
PROTESTS have been held at a number of railway stations over a lack of access for disabled and elderly passengers.
Campaign group Transport for All said eight stations across London were “inaccessible,” adding that funding for an Access for All scheme had been deferred.
Saturday 29th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
The United Nations and the Upper Tribunal have condemned Britain’s treatment of its disabled, yet it is of little concern to May’s government, write IAN O’REILLY and LINDA BURNIP
Saturday 11th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Cuts to welfare and local authority services have hit disabled women doubly hard, says LINDA BURNIP
Wednesday 8th Mar 2017
Corbyn takes PM to task over attack on disabled people
Thursday 2nd Mar 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
THERESA MAY obfuscated MPs at Prime Minister’s Questions over Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green’s decision to sneak out plans to restrict Personal Independence Payments (PIP).
From a long rigmarole over whether Green had tried to contact his shadow Debbie Abrahams to...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
CALLOUS plans for “substantial disability benefit cuts” affecting over 160,000 people provoked fury yesterday.
Anti-austerity group Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) said campaigners had “reacted angrily to the latest underhand cuts” to personal independent...
Wednesday 1st Mar 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
MORE needs to be done to end discrimination against disabled people in the workplace, campaign group Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) demanded yesterday.
It followed a report by the charity Scope that found 53 per cent of disabled people have faced bullying or harassment at...
Tuesday 14th Feb 2017
Proposed £30 ESA cut will mean many can’t afford the essentials of life
Friday 3rd Feb 2017
We can send people to space and probes to Mars, yet making public transport accessible for disabled people is somehow beyond us, writes LINDA BURNIP
Saturday 3rd Dec 2016