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16 September 2015
"You can relax. There's no trick questions - this isn't an Atos work capability assessment." The Daily Mirror justly placed this shrewd aside in the top three gags at this year's Edinburgh Fringe
2 September 2015
There is enormous pressures on disabled and ill people to remain at work. Those who don't work face benefit cuts.
8 July 2015
The Tories intend to slash Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) by almost £30 a week. ESA, which replaced incapacity benefit in 2008, is paid to disabled people or those too ill to work who have extra needs.
5 November 2014
Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), a replacement for Incapacity Benefit, was introduced in 2008 for paying benefits to those too ill to work or with a disability
8 October 2014
I was invited by students at the Jame'ah Girls Academy in Leicester to talk about disability rights and discrimination at an event called "Years of Struggle", writes Caroline Vincent, Leicester Socialist Party.
20 August 2014
Mind the gap: The fall in average earnings in the last economic quarter didn't affect Britain's fat cat executives
2 April 2014
Governments that try to "guarantee a job to every person are doomed to fail", according to Tory Chancellor George Osborne. What an indictment of the capitalist system he represents!
5 March 2014
I went to a recent Communication Worker's Union Question Time in Manchester. The panel included Michael Kane, newly elected Labour MP for Wythenshawe and Kevin Maguire from The Mirror
20 February 2014
A day of action against Atos continuing in its role of assessing work capability took place on 19 February
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