Work and Pensions Committee to Quiz the DWP over Statistics!

Hi Everyone, Today I learnt that the Work and Pensions Select committee will be calling Ian Duncan Smith or one of his ministers in to explain their use of statistics. The Work and Pensions committee have decided to pull the minister (Who ever that ends up being) in for a one day session to look…

Fibromyagia Awairness Day… 2013

Hi folks today is fibromyalgia Awareness Day… So what to write about that’s the question, last year i did a personal piece about telling the truth about how we feel… this year I’m so tired, I’m not sure i can get my brain to function well enough for anything clever… all the reason for this…

Esther Mcvey Letter Arrives @ Parliament

Almost a month ago Jayne Linney & I wrote a letter to Esther McVey disputing her use of statistics & offering a wide range of evidence which demonstrated just this. 866 people signed the letter and many left harrowing tales of suffering as a result of  ’Welfare Reform’; which were then appended to the end of the signatures; the letter was posted…

Politics ‘V’ Political… Blogging Against Disableism 2013

Hi folks wow where did that year go? 🙂 Today is blogging against disableism day, this time last year I did a piece about how the media had whole heartedly embraced the scrounger  rhetoric condemning thousands of us to derision and hate from the general public. Has much changed in that time? Yes and No… We still have…