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 The loss of ILF doesn’t just affect ILF users-it affects everyone

We’re all in it together – aren’t we? from Moore Lavan Films on Vimeo.

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John McDonnell MP Praises DPAC at DPAC national Conference 2014

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 Video from outside Courts of Justice 13th March 2013: Challenging DWP on the Closure of ILF

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Response to ministerial statement on Access to Work

The Ministerial statement issued this week by Mark Harper, Minister against Disabled People, announced measures which will discriminate against Deaf BSL users and those with higher cost support needs by introducing a cap on Access To Work packages. The statement mentions personal budgets and the idea of giving greater flexibility and choice in how ATW… Continue Reading Response to ministerial statement on Access to Work

WE’RE LOOKING FOR ANTI-AUSTERITY VOLUNTEERS!

Central London 4-hour shifts on dates between 30 March and 9 April For more information please contact Jessie[at]roaring-girl[dot]com. Figures (www.wearefigures.co.uk) is setting out to make visible the human cost of austerity and urge action against it.Using excavated raw river mud and taking up residence on the streets and foreshore of central London, artist-activist Liz Crow will sculpt 650 small human… Continue Reading WE’RE LOOKING FOR ANTI-AUSTERITY VOLUNTEERS!

A Tale of Two General Election Years Jenny Morris

A recent article in the Guardian drew attention to the BBC’s current efforts to increase the numbers of disabled people on and off-screen. Tania Motie and Tanni Grey-Thompson argued that there are three stereotypes applied to disabled people – we are heroes, scroungers or brave victims. The BBC, they wrote, has a role in challenging… Continue Reading A Tale of Two General Election Years Jenny Morris

A Recap on DPAC’s Posts on #ScrapWCA

Apr182014 DPAC Response to ‘How Labour would Reform the Work Capability Assessment ( Published April 18th 2014)   We read with interest the piece in the Independent by Rachel Reeves and Kate Green regarding Labour’s response to the Work Capability Assessment [1] Labour should realise that disabled people are deeply distrustful of any Labour reform… Continue Reading A Recap on DPAC’s Posts on #ScrapWCA