Our Story Part 3 and the 365 Day Rule.

Hello again Folks… It’s been a while again I know… Well where are we now… When last we spoke, J was waiting for his big ops that where going to take him back 100% and hopefully solve the amazing no bendy knee problem… J was due in on the 14th of October 2014… Which was…

ESA Backlogg Causes Disruption and Fear to Vulnerable Lives.

A few nights ago after six pm, I received an urgent cry for help and advice from a lady I know, who has herself faced major health issues with her son and is disabled herself. When completely out of the blue her brother who is also a vulnerable adult with health problems received a accelerated…

Sue Marsh’s Open Letter To David Cameron

I know ive not been around since london but to be honest ive been wiped out both physically and mentally and unable to really get it together. On top of which my sons been ill just a virus but it takes its toll on sleepless nights… Anyway this piece is Written by Sue Marsh. and Cross posted…

At last…

Well, we finally did it! We submitted the petition on Monday 18th at 2pm and here’s the article in the Mirror as proof… keep your eyes peeled for an article in the Independent on line as well… Thank you all so much for helping us to get there, we are forever in your debt… when…

Mcvey still won’t answer us!

As many of you know Jayne Linney & I wrote an open letter to Esther McVey back in April which 866 people signed; we are still awaiting a proper reply hence the following… Dear Esther McVey MP Further to your reply to our letter of April 14 2013. Your response offers no answers to our questions, therefore we…

Stats watch!

Hi folks we need your help, Over what’s left of the summer and while we wait for October to roll around and the Work and Pensions Select Committee to give us a date to see them quiz IDS. We have a project to do. We need to collect together as many examples of DWP ministers…

When Will This Stop and Our Right to Support be Recognised…

Recently the We Are Spartacus Community released the Peoples Review if the WCA (Work Capability Assessment) it contained many harrowing accounts of how genuinely sick and disabled people where being denied ESA ( Employment Support Allowance).  Exposing the ritual humiliation and dehumanising process that is WCA. Well as if that wasn’t bad enough the same…

More Conditionality for the Sick…

It seems that the sick are to be subjected to more conditionality to receive sickness benefit. The government plan to announce a new 25 million  trial scheme (could they not think of better things to spend that much on?), possibly targeting alcohol and drug addicts. The scheme will force those on sickness benefit to accept…

Blogging against Disablism… Holding the Media to Account…

Hi Folks, It’s blogging against Disablism Day! So today I decided to think about… Holding the Media to Account… When I think of the thing, that for me, has probably been, one of the most marked changes, in the UK, other than the obvious benefit changes, that have wreaked havoc among the sick and disabled…