Errol Graham: Starved man’s family criticise High Court ruling

Shared from BBC East Midlands: The family of a man who starved to death after his benefits were cut has vowed to fight on, despite losing a High Court challenge. Errol Graham starved to death in his Nottingham flat in 2018, eight months after his employment support allowance (ESA) was withdrawn. His family argued the … Read more

Norfolk: Anger that £1m repayments to disabled people are ‘credit notes’

Shared from Eastern Daily Press: By Dan Grimmer on 13 January 2021 Campaigners for disabled people have hit out at Norfolk County Council’s method of repaying  £1m after a judicial review ruled it had acted unlawfully. The outcome of a judicial review means Norfolk County Council will have to repay about £1m to some 3,200 disabled people … Read more

Bhopal anniversary webinar Wed 2 December

On Wednesday 2 December, the Bhopal Medical Appeal is hosting an international live webinar 3pm-4pm UK time. Info shared from our friends at the BMA: Bhopal’s Endless Disaster In The Time Of Covid-19 “On the 36th anniversary of Union Carbide’s Disaster at 3pm GMT on 2nd December, we will be hosting a live webinar, entitled … Read more

My memories of Seàn McGovern and the Remploy struggle

Seàn McGovern 27 January 1957 – 6 May 2020 My memories of Seàn and the Remploy struggle by Claire Glasman, WinVisible expanded from the Morning Star Seàn and Claire outside Parliament circa 1999, with Kate Adams from Incapacity Action.  The placard says “Money for life not bombs”.  We were protesting about Blair’s government investing in … Read more

Disabled People Against Cuts week of action — local actions 18 July

      14- 21 July Disabled People Against Cuts Week of Action    #SummerofDiscontent  #NotOneMoreDay  #CutsKill Tuesday 18th July – national Day of Action – check DPAC website for more info.     Our local action Tuesday 18th July 1-2pm Protest  vs benefit cuts & sanctions No Camden cuts  to social care Kentish Town … Read more