1. New rule will leave ESA appellants without ANY income indefinitely


    November 8, 2013 by sharonbrennan

    I’ve been away for a long time – basically being very ill. I’ll update you all on my personal travails …
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  2. 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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  3. The myth of ‘overcoming’ will damage the legacy of the paralympics


    September 10, 2012 by sharonbrennan

    Thanks to the Paralympics disability may suddenly have become mainstream, but while wider society may be openly talking about those …
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  4. In praise of an accessible paralympics (and amazing volunteers!)


    September 3, 2012 by sharonbrennan

    I was lucky enough to go to the London paralympics yesterday (and see the wonderful win by David Weir in …
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  5. To rant or not to rant?


    July 31, 2012 by sharonbrennan

    I had a really interesting mini debate today with a fellow on twitter who thought my article for the Guardian …
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  6. Government disability strategy delayed – reasons unknown?

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    June 27, 2012 by sharonbrennan

    The Government recently confirmed a delay in publishing its disability strategy. Originally due to be published in the Spring, the …
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  7. An open letter to the Telegraph: get your DLA facts straight


    May 14, 2012 by sharonbrennan

    Dear Daily Telegraph, You had the scoop of the decade with MPs expenses. You are clearly a paper that employs …
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