Reports and Campaigns
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27 February 2013
20 out of 9,500. That's how many former incapacity benefit claimants were placed in jobs lasting longer than three months
13 June 2012
Last September I found myself on incapacity benefit. But just weeks later, the government's Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) told me I had to re-apply for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)...
18 January 2012
On 11 January, the House of Lords rejected the Con-Dem coalition government's proposal in its misnamed welfare reform bill to limit the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) that is contribution-based for disabled and sick claimants to one year, a disabled activist writes.
9 December 2011
Following The Hardest Hit campaign's dozen regional marches and rallies on 22 October, its next 'action' on Tuesday 13 December is to send a giant Christmas card to David Cameron
20 October 2011
The thousands on this Saturday’s Hardest Hit regional demonstrations know the ugly truth of what the government's plans will mean if the Welfare Reform Bill becomes law
3 August 2011
Vicious Tory bullies hit...: Government ministers, aided and abetted by the right wing media, have labelled the majority of disability benefit claimants as scroungers after the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) said 39% were fully fit for work
18 May 2011
I attended the disabled people's protest in central London on Wednesday 11 May as part of a group organised by the Royal National Institute of the Blind, writes Adrian Picton.
6 April 2011
Con-Dems declare war on essential services: Like an arrogant bully, the Tory/Lib Dem coalition is pushing ahead with many of its assaults on the lives of working class people...
27 October 2010
WHEN GEORGE Osborne announced £11 billion cuts to welfare spending in June's budget, disabled people and their families were shocked...
14 October 2010
THE CON-Dem government and their anti-working class press would have us believe that the country is full of lazy, oversized families living the high life off benefits worth tens of thousands of pounds a year, writes North London health worker.
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