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Mandy on Channel 4 against legalising assisted dying

By winvisibleblog | 22/07/2017 | 0 Comments

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

By winvisibleblog | 18/07/2017 | 0 Comments

      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

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Support Not Separation — launch

By winvisibleblog | 11/07/2017 | 0 Comments

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Eileen Chubb speaks out — CQC role in poor care

By winvisibleblog | 09/07/2017 | 0 Comments

Watch Eileen’s fantastic interview where she criticises the Care Quality Commission’s involvement in poor care and betrayal of whistleblowers who go to the CQC to expose neglect and abuse.  She explains that due to privatisation, if your only demand is more money for social care, it will go to profiteer companies, not to improve care. More … Read more

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“Suffer the little children and their mothers” — Legal Action for Women

By winvisibleblog | 09/07/2017 | 1 Comment

Read Legal Action for Women’s dossier of mothers’ experiences of Social Services and the family courts.  We co-wrote the chapter on disability discrimination against mothers and children, chapter 10: LAW Dossier 18Jan17 final WinVisible is part of the “Support Not Separation” coalition which was launched in Parliament on 11 July, click here for more info and to … Read more

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Benefit sanctions: evidence to Public Accounts Committee of MPs

By winvisibleblog | 05/07/2017 | 0 Comments

Summary of our submission to the Public Accounts Committee in 2016 Benefit sanctions and threat of sanction are brutal, have killed people and must be ended. Women, including mothers, and families of colour, are the hardest hit by benefit cuts including the increase in sanctions. It is particularly cruel to sanction, or impose conditions that … Read more

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Care charges — how Sue Ferguson, Liverpool, won for disabled women

By winvisibleblog | 05/07/2017 | 0 Comments

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Lawrence Bond’s inquest

By winvisibleblog | 28/06/2017 | 0 Comments

With friends of Lawrence Bond at his inquest on 16 June 2017. Being found fit for work was kept out of the inquest, which lasted only half an hour. Anne Marie O’Sullivan and her mother Eileen, also bereaved, Unite Community Camden, members of Camden Momentum and other concerned people attended with WinVisible. Read more: Disability … Read more

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Benefit stress and my success

By winvisibleblog | 21/06/2017 | 5 Comments

“There is a huge problem with benefits causing crises in women with mental health problems. It all started with the new ESA forms and has now been compounded by the PIP fiasco with many women being driven into panic by being denied benefits and then having to face long processes of challenge leading to tribunals … Read more

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PIP assessment from paper evidence, exemption from interview

By winvisibleblog | 21/06/2017 | 12 Comments

People are told that everyone has to have a face-to-face interview for PIP.  This is not true.  Official DWP guidance sets out exemption from the interview, where there is enough evidence on paper to establish your daily living needs and mobility needs, and/or where the face-to-face interview is likely to be stressful to you.  (The … Read more

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