Disability Cuts

Labour Says It Will Take 200 Years To Make Train Stations Disability-Friendly

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Politics

It would take more than 200 years for all train stations to be made accessible for disabled people, according to new analysis by Labour. Official figu...

Disabled Protesters Block Entrance To House Of Commons In Campaign Against Cuts

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Politics

Disabled protesters blocked the MPs’ entrance to the Commons chamber to campaign against cuts to care services. The group, all members of the Disabl...

Why The Tories Are Not My Cuppa

Anastasia Kyriacou | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics
Anastasia Kyriacou

On Thursday, Britain heads to the polls to cast a vote that will determine which political party will shape the next five years. Here is why the Tories are absolutely not my cup of tea...


Fran Springfield | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Politics
Fran Springfield

Disabled people are angry, frustrated and frightened for their futures. This is why we are becoming political. People who have never been involved in politics before are being enabled by this campaign.

Cuts to Disability Payments Will Impact Mental and Physical Health of the Most Vulnerable in Our Society

Damiano La Rocca | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Politics
Damiano La Rocca

One of the more concerning headlines from the 2016 budget was the announcement of the 4.4bn cuts to disability services and PIP (Personal Independence...

BBC Broadcast Shut Down As Parliament Is Occupied By Disability Cuts Protesters

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK Politics

Protestors against disability benefit cuts this afternoon staged a noisy demonstration in the heart of Parliament, just yards from where David Cameron...

Interpreting Iain Duncan Smith's Resignation

Dan Holliday | Posted 19.03.2017 | UK Politics
Dan Holliday

The austerity narrative is finally being meaningfully punctured from the front bench of the opposition. If Labour maintains this level of pressure it can expect to do rather better than its critics predict in the upcoming local elections.

Iain Duncan Smith's Marr Show Interview This Morning Is Set To Be Explosive

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.03.2016 | UK Politics

Downing Street is braced for fresh fallout when Iain Duncan Smith gives his first interview since his dramatic Cabinet resignation. Amid claims of a b...

Disability Cuts 'Will Not Be Going Ahead,' Says Crabb

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 19.03.2016 | UK Politics

The Work and Pension Secretary Stephen Crabb said on Saturday the cuts to disability benefits over which his predecessor resigned will “not be going...

This 'Joke' About Disability Cuts Has Gone Down Well With A Lot Of People

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK

A rather close-to-the-bone joke has gone viral on Twitter following George Osborne's announcements about disability benefit cuts. The tweet, by Trudi ...

Zac Goldsmith Ousted As Disability Charity Patron After Backing 'Brutal' Benefits Cuts

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Politics

Zac Goldsmith has been forced to resign as the patron of a disability charity after he voted in favour of a “brutal” cut to benefits. The Tory Lon...

The Waugh Zone March 17, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday March 17, 2016… 1) THE LONG AND UNWINDING ROAD George Osborne (via a Leeds primary school) and ...

30% Of Osborne's Cuts Come From Disability Benefit

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Politics

George Osborne was accused of slashing welfare to fund tax breaks for the rich after it emerged that nearly a third of all his Budget cuts will come f...

MPs To Consider Debating Disability Benefit Cuts After Petition Exceeds 100k

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Politics

A petition urging the Government to drop plans to cut benefits for some disabled people by £30 a week has stormed passed 100,000 signatures. MPs will...