Posts Tagged: ATOS

A more creative approach to welfare reform could have saved lives

So, while the UK was talking about Scotland, someone has died:

David Clapson’s awful death was the result of grotesque government policies (9 September)

‘The DWP brags about ending the ‘something for nothing’ culture, but benefit sanctions punish the unemployed, disabled and poor in ways that are utterly inhumane.’

Family calls for benefit inquiry after David Clapson death

‘Diabetic David Clapson, 59, from Stevenage, died from lack of insulin, 18 days after his Jobseeker’s Allowance was suspended in July. He was found dead in his flat on 20 July, with £3.44 in his bank account.’

I have posted on this topic before: Read more on A more creative approach to welfare reform could have saved lives…

Can your doctor be trusted or not?

In what may be my most read post to date, DLA Disgrace, I discussed the shameful process that our Government inflicts on the disabled people in our community. It is outsourced to ATOS – ‘an international information technology services company’.

Do you know what this means?

It means the Government does not trust your doctor.

How so? Read more on Can your doctor be trusted or not?…

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) disgrace

EDITED VERSION OF PREVIOUS POST

“We will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist”.

So, famously, said President Barack Obama at his Inaugural Address.

I would like to take this sentiment and apply it to a particular social issue happening in Britain today. Once you have read this, you are no less guilty of turning a blind eye than the Germans to the holocaust under Hitler.
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How Obama speech could overcome DLA disgrace in the UK

“We will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist”.

So, famously, said President Barack Obama at his Inaugural Address.

I would like to take this sentiment and apply it to a particular social issue happening in Britain today but, first, here is the full context of what Obama said: Read more on How Obama speech could overcome DLA disgrace in the UK…