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Justice for Jodey — video of vigil and court sessions

By winvisibleblog | February 2, 2023 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday 31 January, Jodey Whiting’s mother Joy Dove travelled 300 miles to the capital, to appeal for a second, fuller inquest, which her lawyers argue is needed in the interests of justice. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees/ Family Handout On Tuesday, we went to support Joy Dove at the High Court. Watch ITV News video […]

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Forced prepay meters — British Gas facts

By winvisibleblog | February 2, 2023 | 1 Comment

January 2023 Paul Morgan-Bentley undercover with Arvato Financial Solutions on behalf of British Gas. Breaking in to install forced prepay meters on children with a single father, a single mother with a newborn baby, sick and disabled people. Flouting the Ofgem rules on vulnerable users. November 2022 British Gas owner Centrica hands £250m to shareholders […]

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“Staggering numbers of children of disabled parents being taken into care” — 5 News

By winvisibleblog | January 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

Jean and Tye reunited, at the Crossroads Women’s Centre Watch the Channel 5 News breakthrough feature with disabled mothers and our campaign: Full interview: For subtitles, click icon in YouTube:

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Disabled mothers speak out

By winvisibleblog | January 24, 2023 | 2 Comments

Channel 5 News: 5pm Wed 25 January Dear friends, We’ve been working with Channel 5 News on a feature where disabled mothers speak out about the discrimination we face and our struggle to stop social workers and the family courts taking our children from us. Watch tomorrow Wednesday 25 January, 5pm-6pm. On Channel 5 TV […]

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Court of Appeal hearing in mother’s fight for second inquest

By winvisibleblog | January 23, 2023 | 1 Comment

PRESS RELEASE shared from Leigh Day solicitors: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday 23 January 2023Court of Appeal hearing in mother’s fight for second inquest into death of Jodey Whiting The mother of Jodey Whiting will have a Court of Appeal hearing on Tuesday 31 January and Wednesday 1 February 2023 in her fight for a second inquest […]

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Vigil for Jodey – outside Royal Courts of Justice, Tuesday 31 January

By winvisibleblog | January 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

We will join Disabled People Against Cuts and others in support of Joy Dove, mother of Jodey Whiting, for a silent vigil outside the Royal Courts of Justice on the morning of the first day of her appeal against the Court’s ruling against a second and full inquest into Jodey’s death. Info from DPAC: When: […]

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Cost of living payments 2023

By winvisibleblog | January 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

£1,350 cost of living payments, 2023 timetable Government announcement 04 JANUARY 2023 Claimants will get up to £1,350 in cost of living payments in 2023/24, with the timetable for payments now announced by the government. Over 8 million claimants will get £900 in three payments, whilst 6 million disability benefit will get an additional £150 […]

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Disabilities campaigners lead challenge to energy bill meters

By winvisibleblog | January 10, 2023 | 0 Comments

Photo: Vigil in memory of Lawrence Bond, Kentish Town Jobcentre, January 2017 Shared from Camden New Journal with thanks — our piece in their Disability History Month special edition: WinVisible helps people with support and information Thursday, 29th December 2022 — By Frankie Lister-Fell FOR 38 years a Kentish-Town based disabilities group has been a powerful […]

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Petition: Don’t force us onto prepay meters!

By winvisibleblog | December 23, 2022 | 0 Comments

Stop energy companies forcing us onto prepayment meters — prevent illness and deaths from cold and damp! Sign the petition by 38 Degrees here:… The petition targets Centrica (British Gas), EDF, Eon, Ovo (SSE), Octopus and Scottish Power. 38 Degrees says: “Since July 2021, energy suppliers have obtained more than 490,000 warrants to enter […]

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In support of the nurses’ strike — Global Women’s Strike

By winvisibleblog | December 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Message to the Royal College of Nursing in support of the nurses’ strike.From the Global Women’s Strike   18 December 2022 “Dear RCN general secretary Pat Cullen and striking nurses, Like most of the public, we strongly support your strike and will be making a donation to your strike fund. We joined last Thursday’s picket […]

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