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Tories 'broke UN law' over decision to ban UK mental health groups from World Mental Health Summit in London

Tories ‘broke UN law’ over decision to ban UK mental health groups from World...

Last week saw the observation and recognition of World Mental Health Day across the globe. Coinciding with this annual event was an international two-day mental health summit held in London. However, one key group...
WATCH: Tory Disability Minister tells person with severe learning disabilities "pick up the phone" or we'll slash your benefits [VIDEO]

WATCH: Tory Disability Minister tells person with severe learning disabilities “pick up the phone”...

The Conservative Minister for Disabled People Sarah Newton MP hit peak ignorance yesterday by telling a disabled claimant who could not read DWP letters because of a severe learning impairment to simply "pick up...
Almost HALF of disabled people avoid being active in case the DWP snatches their benefits

Almost HALF of disabled people avoid being active in case the DWP snatches their...

Almost half of all disabled people are afraid that the DWP will take away their benefits if they are seen to be more active, a shocking new study has revealed. The study, published by the...
These are the last words of a disabled hero who committed suicide after the Tories stole £20-a-week from his disability benefit

These are the last words of a disabled hero who committed suicide after the...

Weeks before his death on the 26th of July 2017, Mark Barber - a severely disabled man whose injuries were inflicted by a gang with a machete after he had heroically stepped in to...
The DWP literally just sent a Disability Assessor to check if a dead woman's ashes were fit to work

The DWP literally just sent a Disability Assessor to check if a dead woman’s...

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) sent a disability assessor to the home of a woman who had been deceased for over seven months in an attempt to check if she was fit...

DWP tell woman with numerous serious injuries caused by regular severe epileptic fits to...

A young woman with severe epilepsy so bad that it has caused numerous serious injuries and means she cannot work or drive was scored zero on a disability assessment and told to find a...
Tories oversee 272% rise in removing essential home care funding for Alzheimers and Parkinson's sufferers

Tories oversee 272% rise in removing essential home care funding for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s...

An investigation has revealed that thousands of chronically ill and disabled people are having NHS funding for their care removed, leaving their families to pick up enormous bills. And proposed 'efficiency savings' are likely...
A new DWP legal challenge has exposed the real reason Theresa May wants to scrap our human rights act

A new DWP legal challenge has exposed the real reason Theresa May wants to...

Never let it be said that the government doesn't try its hardest to squeeze every last drop of blood out of vulnerable people in the name of 'austerity'. It's just gone back to court...
'Heartless' Tories to remove disability vehicle from 'utterly immobile' man with advanced Motor Neurone Disease

‘Heartless’ Tories to remove disability vehicle from ‘utterly immobile’ man with advanced Motor Neurone...

A severely disabled man, who cannot leave his care home except in a specially adapted van, has been told he no longer qualifies for assistance with mobility and will have to return the vehicle....

Tories told that all disability assessments should be recorded after catalogue of errors by...

Following a litany of errors by the private companies contracted to carry out assessments on disabled benefit claimants, the Work and Pensions Select Committee have told the Conservative government they should ensure that all...
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