Category Archives: DLA

  1. ESA cancer concession signals popularity contest for disability benefits

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    September 18, 2012 by sharonbrennan

    The news that the Government is softening its harsh approach to cancer patients claiming sickness benefits is a welcome relief. …
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  2. Budget 2012: the disabled marginalised yet again

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    March 22, 2012 by sharonbrennan

    Yesterday’s budget contained a kick in the teeth for disabled people, quickly followed by a punch in the face. The …
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  3. The Government’s disability strategy out of touch with the reality of cuts

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    March 1, 2012 by sharonbrennan

    The Government is in the final week of its consultation asking disabled people to help develop its disability strategy. Maria …
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  4. DLA reform should be PAUSED until TWO key issues resolved

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    January 17, 2012 by sharonbrennan

    Following on from last week’s dramatic defeat in the House of Lords of three proposed welfare reform changes, the debate …
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  5. For the taxpayer’s sake, halt the introduction of disability benefit PIP

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    January 13, 2012 by sharonbrennan

    In response to every criticism of the Government’s austerity drive, the Coalition insists there is no alternative to the cuts …
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  6. Are disability cuts just aimed at ‘scroungers’?

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    May 12, 2011 by sharonbrennan

    I’m in hospital for the next couple of weeks trying to get healthy for my upcoming wedding (one month to …
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  7. It’s now officially ‘unsustainable’ to support disabled people

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    December 8, 2010 by sharonbrennan

    Been away from my blog for a while and I had every intention when I wrote something again for it …
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  8. Behind the media furore lies the real cost of disability benefit fraud

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    August 17, 2010 by sharonbrennan

    It’s a bad time to be disabled. The populist way to solve the massive UK deficit, in large part due …
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  9. Budget reaction – disabled benefits overhaul must recognise the unpredicability of serious illness

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    June 22, 2010 by sharonbrennan

    I’m sure we’re all paying attention to the budget, listening out for the sections that will directly affect our lives …
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