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Leaked DWP plan to abolish ESA WRAG and alter support group 02-07-15
1 July Newsletter 27-06-15
Indefinite DLA award transfer to PIP starts early, postcodes announced 25-06-15
Cameron’s promise to release ESA death statistics is a life-threatening con trick 25-06-15
ILF protestors attempt to get into Commons chamber 24-06-15
IDS condemns ‘absurd’, ‘disgraceful’ and ‘unbelievable’ questions about ESA death statistics 24-06-15
IDS promises ‘utmost kindness’ for disabled claimants ‘who cannot manage’ – but refuses to rule out ESA and PIP cuts for the rest 24-06-15
Child poverty figures to be rigged to allow tax credit cuts 24-06-15
17 June 2015 newsletter 17-06-15
1 in 3 ESA claimants waiting more than 8 months for a decision 15-06-15
British Medical Journal condemns forced psychological testing and training of claimants 10-06-15
Completely overhaul the WCA, British Psychological Society demands 09-06-15
Tomlinson refuses to delay DLA to PIP transfers due to start in October 09-06-15
Harriet Harman joins Labour’s claimant hate campaign 08-06-15
Court rules PIP delays unlawful, but disability minister mocks ‘absurd’ claim disabled have human right to timely support 05-06-15
Petition calls for publication of ESA death statistics 04-06-15
3 June 2015 Newsletter 02-06-15
DWP’s dangerous new guidance on ESA substantial risk safety net 02-06-15
MPs to get 10% pay rise whilst benefits face 10% cut 02-06-15
Work programme providers put ESA claimants lives at risk by not doing costly pre-sanction home visits 01-06-15