Disability Issues

Gallery: Remembering the victims of disability assessment

This gallery contains 18 photos.

Ahead of the General Election on June 8th Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) has compiled a gallery of victims of the hated disability benefits assessment scheme, which has caused enormous suffering to disabled people across Britain since it was introduced in 2005 under the last Blair government.

Continued and extended by the Tories, most notably under Iain Duncan Smith, the assessments have proven so toxic that… Continue reading

The left needs to stop celebrating the resignation of Iain Duncan Smith

Based on the reaction of usually coherent lefties on my social media feeds you’d have thought Margaret Thatcher had been resurrected from the grave, only to be slaughtered by the ghost of Tony Benn. On the 18th of March 2016 the Work and Pensions Secretary, and prominent Tory hate figure, Iain Duncan Smith had resigned from his position – ostensibly in protest being forced to cut working age and disability… Continue reading