Posts Tagged: disabled

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?…

Benefit cuts: a call to mobilise the disabled

So now we are here in another New Year and, in the UK, the savagery of social welfare cuts continues to slice through our society.

We have had:

06 January: ‘Soldiers, nurses and teachers hit by benefit curbs’ 

07 January: ‘Benefit cuts will see more children taken into care’

09 January: ‘Pensioners could face universal benefit cuts after election’ 

13 January: ‘Benefit cuts threaten women’s refuge services’ 

14 January: ‘Benefit cuts: reforms will leave disabled people ghettoised and excluded’

Happy New Year from the British Government! Read more on Benefit cuts: a call to mobilise the disabled…

Housing: how zero VAT on building trade would stimulate UK economy

‘Ideas don’t make you rich. The correct execution of ideas does’. So said Felix Dennis in his book ‘How To Get Rich’. He’s worth over £500 million, so I think we can believe him.

As it happens, last week, I got really excited about one of my big ideas: Read more on Housing: how zero VAT on building trade would stimulate UK economy…

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.
Read more on Disability Living Allowance (DLA) disgrace…

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…