disability rights

Abuse survivor tried to take her own life after years-long battle with DWP over disability benefits
Pound coins on a piece of paper with disability living allowancve
Department for Work and Pensions

Abuse survivor tried to take her own life after years-long battle with DWP over disability benefits

By claiming that a vulnerable woman has been overpaid by thousands, the DWP has misunderstood its own rules while piling undue stress on
My child was awarded disability benefits after five years of fighting. Why don't I feel victorious?
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Cathy Reay

My child was awarded disability benefits after five years of fighting. Why don't I feel victorious?

Almost no recorded cases of disability benefit fraud despite DWP crackdown: 'PIP fraud is a non-issue'
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Disability benefits

Almost no recorded cases of disability benefit fraud despite DWP crackdown: 'PIP fraud is a non-issue'

Deaf man awarded £50,000 after 'oppressive' and 'discriminatory' treatment by DWP
Department for Work and Pensions

Deaf man awarded £50,000 after 'oppressive' and 'discriminatory' treatment by DWP

“I knew I was miserable but to say I’d rather be dead? It hurts me that my younger self didn’t see a future.” Actor Liz Carr’s lightbulb moment that changed her life
Press Release

“I knew I was miserable but to say I’d rather be dead? It hurts me that my younger self didn’t see a future.” Actor Liz Carr’s lightbulb moment that changed her life

Letters: Rishi Sunak needs to educate himself on what it's like to be disabled
Letters

Letters: Rishi Sunak needs to educate himself on what it's like to be disabled

'I'm terrified': Disabled and mentally ill people share harrowing experiences of benefits system
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Benefits

'I'm terrified': Disabled and mentally ill people share harrowing experiences of benefits system

DWP crackdown on disability benefits is already causing 'unimaginable terror', MPs warn
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Disability benefits

DWP crackdown on disability benefits is already causing 'unimaginable terror', MPs warn

'It makes me want to scream': PIP changes could be 'tragic' for disabled people, DWP warned
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Disability benefits

'It makes me want to scream': PIP changes could be 'tragic' for disabled people, DWP warned

DWP sparks outcry as disabled people face end to cash benefits: 'This won't solve the UK's problems'
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Disability benefits

DWP sparks outcry as disabled people face end to cash benefits: 'This won't solve the UK's problems'

DWP has the power to help people. Why is it choosing to threaten disabled people instead?
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Sumi Rabindrakumar

DWP has the power to help people. Why is it choosing to threaten disabled people instead?

Hate speech, snooping and benefits: How government policy has 'violated disabled people's rights'
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Disability rights

Hate speech, snooping and benefits: How government policy has 'violated disabled people's rights'

Social care is on its knees. It's no wonder public dissatisfaction is at a record high
social care
Evan John

Social care is on its knees. It's no wonder public dissatisfaction is at a record high

Covid pandemic forever changed disabled people's lives. History must never be repeated
Disabled people in the pandemic/ Natalie
Natalie Williams

Covid pandemic forever changed disabled people's lives. History must never be repeated

UK 'no longer a leader in disability rights' as UN finds Tory policy has led to 'hate'
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Disability rights

UK 'no longer a leader in disability rights' as UN finds Tory policy has led to 'hate'

Tory government 'demonises' disabled people who face 'onerous' benefits system, UN warns
disability benefits/ disabled people
Disabled people

Tory government 'demonises' disabled people who face 'onerous' benefits system, UN warns

Why delay on no-fault eviction ban is dangerous for disabled renters: 'We must end this cruel law'
Section 21 eviction
Mikey Erhardt

Why delay on no-fault eviction ban is dangerous for disabled renters: 'We must end this cruel law'

Most people who use food banks are disabled. We can do better than this – and we must
trussell trust food banks
Heather Buckingham

Most people who use food banks are disabled. We can do better than this – and we must

Tories unveil plan to make UK 'most accessible place in the world' – but does it go far enough?
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Disabilities

Tories unveil plan to make UK 'most accessible place in the world' – but does it go far enough?

'An urgent wake-up call': Half of disabled people are struggling to pay their energy bills
disabled person struggling with energy bills
Cost of living crisis

'An urgent wake-up call': Half of disabled people are struggling to pay their energy bills

Britain is a scary place for disabled people, says Paralympian Hannah Cockroft – and she's right
Hannah Cockroft during the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan
Rachel Charlton-Dailey

Britain is a scary place for disabled people, says Paralympian Hannah Cockroft – and she's right

Disabled people like me were forgotten during the pandemic. The Covid-19 inquiry makes that clear
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Steven Morris

Disabled people like me were forgotten during the pandemic. The Covid-19 inquiry makes that clear

DWP plans for 'welfare cuts' slammed as 'utter evil' by disability campaigners
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Welfare reforms

DWP plans for 'welfare cuts' slammed as 'utter evil' by disability campaigners

Disabled people 'risk losing right to take part in society' with social care 'on its knees'
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Social care

Disabled people 'risk losing right to take part in society' with social care 'on its knees'

Amputee pensioner refused higher rate of disability benefit by DWP: 'I couldn't understand it'
Ian Meldrum
Disability benefits

Amputee pensioner refused higher rate of disability benefit by DWP: 'I couldn't understand it'