Esther McVey your Hypocrisy is Showing

Sorry this post is going to be like one of your favourite TV shows where inevitably at least one episode is a hash up of clips from previous episodes… Well this post is that episode… I’m a bit behind with this but… WOW talk about hypocrisy… Esther McVey rebuking Labour over their use of Stats……

#DWP Review of #PIP A car crash waiting to happen.

Originally posted on jaynelinney:
So the ‘Honourable’ disabilities minister Sarah Newton stated in a press release (no questions people) the DWP is to review 1.6 Million PIP application forms; so the 220,000 claimants with Mental Health problems (of which I am one) should receive the Mobility element previously disallowed. This simply Terrifies me. On paper I…

A message from Parliament, to Cornwall on the proposed NHS changes.

Originally posted on Jennifer Forbes:
At a meeting in Parliament today 23rd January Professor Alyson Pollock had a message for Cornwall regarding changes to the NHS. The meeting hosted by Laura Pidcock MP Shadow Minister for Labour, had speakers including Shadow minister for Health Jon Ashworth, Dr Graham Winyard (former Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Vice…

When is SEN not SEN

So when is a Special Education need Not a Special Education Need? It seems that this isn’t something sensible like when it’s miss diagnosed or when there’s no evidence of a diagnosable problem… no that would be to sensible… SEN is not SEN when your a student teacher…. Anyone who’s ever been to school or…

With Fear and Loathing in Equal Measure

I’ve been out of it a bit… did you notice? Lol… Trying to make work pay… failing miserably and looking after hubby and son… To be honest I felt I had nothing else to contribute to the fight, to this world that hates those of us unfortunate enough to be Ill or disabled and I’d…

EXCLUSIVE #Disability Discrimination means Son is removed from Home?

Originally posted on jaynelinney:
The following true tale is the introduction into what will be a series of posts regarding a seeming miscarriage of justice and potential disability discrimination; names have been changed to protect the identities of these involved. The purpose of this post is to help the family concerned achieve real justice; please…

The Long Road Part 3 (or Our Story Part 6)

J was home but in a lot of pain and discomfort, we reapplied for ESA and J was awarded support group. Not surprisingly as he couldn’t move without someone pulling his leg as it was lifted or moved to the side or lifted down, which meant he couldn’t go anywhere without help. Once upright with…

The Long Road Part2 ( or Our story Part 5)

June 2016 and J has been told he needs further surgery in fact two major operations with an 8 week gap between them. This is the surgery that was cancelled in 2015 because it was to risky… The surgeons would remove all the prosthetic metal work from Jons leg, three inches of prosthetic bone below…