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……

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…

Tarnished with the same brush… 

Some days I feel really tired… I had some news today that really made me look at the people around me with new eyes… People you should be able to rely on to support and believe you… Don’t! Is it because they don’t believe you or because they don’t see you… On top of this…

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…

Mr S’s interesting Take on Disability Activism

Thursday i had the dubious good fortune to be looking through twitter during and after the #WOW debate… I came across some long and varied tweet between several campaigners and Mr S and as you might of guessed there was plenty of mud slinging. Some of which i felt was way more extreme than was…

Our Story, ESA, PIP, HB and Access To Work

Hi peeps this is a post about Access to work inspired by Kaliya Franklin’s blog post The ‘Scrounging Scum’ to ‘hard working, tax credit claiming, socially acceptable scrounging’ journey  But it’s also a way for me to get some stuff out there so it’s not only in here anymore… *Warning* it will be long… As most…

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…

Your chance to #haveyoursayIDS

Hi folks Well as you know we are going to meet with Liz Kendal and Kate Green on the 18th of November. To submit our Petition about the DWPs use of stats asking the Work and Pensions Select Committee to hold Ian Duncan Smith to account, for his and his ministers use of stats to paint…

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…