Single mums challenge UC working allowance disaster

Dear friends, please attend court to show your support: Tues 27 November 2018, from 10.30am:  go into Court 1 to support the claimants.   High Court, Strand, London WC2A 2LL Continues Wednesday,  check court listing here Single mums are in court to challenge the government over the Universal Credit (UC) payment system which is inflexible and … Read more

UC challenges by mum of disabled daughter and ESA man found “fit for work”

More legal challenges to Universal Credit are on the way: by a man whose ESA was stopped when he was unfairly found “fit for work”; and by a single mother who lost her carer benefits as her daughter’s DLA did not continue smoothly. More information from the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) representing the claimants, is below. … Read more

Vigil cancelled re: compensation for Universal Credit benefit cut claimants

VIGIL CANCELLED Our vigil is cancelled as we are told by the solicitor in the case that the hearing is likely not to go ahead due to developments. More news to follow as we get it. Monday 30 July 2018 High Court, Strand, London WC2A 2LL 10.30am:  Court case was listed in COURT 2, case … Read more

Talawa/Graeae theatre night Fri 22 June

Our colleague Sorena, WinVisible member, is part of this one-off theatre event on Friday 22 June, which comes out of therapeutic workshops exploring disability, race and gender, breaking isolation, and encouraging emerging Black artists.  See below for ticket prices, concessions and access info. We hope you can come! Part of the Talawa Firsts 2018 festival which … Read more

Mental Wealth Alliance — action against Royal College of Occupational Therapists links with Capita

Mental Wealth Alliance — action against Royal College of Occupational Therapists links with Capita and PIP assessments.  Sound system and open mic, placards. Thur 27 July – meet at Borough Tube at 9.45am – finish after lunch Where: Royal College of Occupational Therapists, 106 – 114 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1LB The recent conference … Read more