What Are Remploy Workers Doing Now?

About 2,000 workers lost their jobs when Remploy factories closed. Remploy was set up in the 1940s, and it was perceived as a new way of tackling the issues of disability and employment, with one purpose, to give disabled miners and those injured in war, a job for life. But now, the concept of segregatedContinue reading “What Are Remploy Workers Doing Now?”

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Fury As NHS Care For Disabled Boy Is Delayed

This little boy has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  Nevertheless, the NHS are holding up advanced medical care for this little boy. Bradley has a disability that makes his muscles weaken and waste; which then causes heart and lung problems. This family is in a race against time to get medical care which will increase the schoolboy’s standardContinue reading “Fury As NHS Care For Disabled Boy Is Delayed”

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GPs are Billing People £130 to Prove they are Disabled Enough

A number of GPs are billing disabled people up to £130 for medical proof; so that they can appeal the Work Capability Assessments and, other GPs are declining to assist at all. Atos are saying that 45 per cent of people with life long disabling illness or incapacities will get better and, must search for work.Continue reading “GPs are Billing People £130 to Prove they are Disabled Enough”

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Another Welfare Myth

If Iain Duncan Smith believes that he can survive on £53 per week, then I would in fact, love to see him to do it.  He appears to make these declarations and, then simply can’t put his money were his mouth is, that’s because he’s got so much money, he just doesn’t know what toContinue reading “Another Welfare Myth”

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Atos and Other Disability Related Welfare Urban Myths

Some people being announced not unfit for work because of a certain disability is an Urban Myth, or an old wives tale and, that numerous people have died because of this and, this is at the moment being called a Myth as well. I must say that perhaps the press may have possibly leapt onContinue reading “Atos and Other Disability Related Welfare Urban Myths”

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Scooter drive-thru Ban

A PENSIONER has accused McDonald’s of discrimination after McDonald’s prohibited her mobility vehicle from a drive-thru. The lady pulled up at the popular establishment because she fancied a strawberry milk shake and, was then told that the mobility vehicle broke health and safety regulations. Mobility scooters provide a person the sense of independence that theyContinue reading “Scooter drive-thru Ban”

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We know who you are!

I’ve heard this one time and time again, of course they know where we live and, yet they maintain that we’re scroungers and, live off the sovereign state.  Nonetheless, if they know where we live, why did they not sanction our benefits for disability ages ago, instead of telling the tabloids that we’re conniving fakers,Continue reading “We know who you are!”

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Sixty-Six million in appeal costs

Atos have without doubt gotten it all out of focus and, the taxpayer ends up picking up a very large bill, the total of £66 million pounds.     Atos reportedly trick sick people out of their benefits in an unfair way.  Their logic is that, if you have a finger and, you can pushContinue reading “Sixty-Six million in appeal costs”

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Remploy Factories!

Remploy is a company that’s owned by the DWP in the United Kingdom, which did supply work and employment placement services for disabled people. It was set up in 1945 under the conditions of the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1945 and, over the years formed a web of 83 workshops across the UK. In 2007,Continue reading “Remploy Factories!”

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The government’s assault on benefit claimants

Benefit capping must be one of the most brutal things that I’ve come across since the Holocaust, which was a structured bureaucratic, state-sponsored victimisation. It may not be exactly the equivalent, only now we have the rich bureaucrats who are convinced that they are more superior and, think of the poor and unemployed of thisContinue reading “The government’s assault on benefit claimants”

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