Category Archives: PIP

  1. ESA cancer concession signals popularity contest for disability benefits


    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


    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


    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


    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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