End Benefit Sanctions Now Say Disability Campaigners

Cllr Alan Hall has joined campaigners, disabled activists, charities and trade unionists calling for an end to benefit sanctions now. Inclusion London who support over 70 Deaf and Disabled Organisations working across every London borough lead the campaign. They say: “We are calling for sanctions to be abolished for Deaf and Disabled people as a …

Disability Rights and Help the NHS #SaveSocialCare

Disability Groups are concerned that the Coronavirus Bill due to be rushed through parliament in the next few days will cost the country more by putting pressure on the NHS by curtailing community care services for people with disabilities. Fazilet Hadi, Head of Policy, Disability Rights UK said: “Our key concern is that the Bill …

DWP ‘spin’ in the Metro challenged

The Disability Benefits Consortium, DBS consisting of over 80 charities alongside Trade Unions and disability campaigners are calling on the Department for Work and Pensions to end their public relations campaign about Universal Credit which appears in the freesheet Metro newspaper. In a letter to the Advertising Standards Authority, the DBS have said: “The advert …