The despicable powers that be and us

It was a huge shock to lose a good friend and campaigner on Monday 1st January 2017. I spent the day in and out of tears, but as the day unfolded I was astonished to realise the extent of her reach and the number of lives she had profoundly touched. It was typical of Denise […]

Tory welfare reforms, Britain’s secret penal system

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,537 Monday 29 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, It is a sad fact that so many are misled by the idea that their disability or sickness has any relevance in the Work Capability Assessments (WCA). As the DWP recently pointed out to The Oxford Times, “decisions were […]

Disabled people brutalised into labouring to save the economy, but no ILF. Oh really?

A letter a day to number 10. No 945 Sunday 14 December 2014. Dear Mr Cameron, We are facing system failure and sadly that’s down to a failure of imagination and a failure to progress. For example, you and the Unions have something in common, work, you may differ over how you see it but […]