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Dignity and Opportunity for All – report published!

Jane Young / June 29, 2015 at 8:39 PM 612 views

Dignity and Opportunity for All: Securing the rights of disabled people in the austerity era This report I’ve helped to write for Just Fair has now been published. It analyses the extent to which the UK is meeting its obligations to realise the following rights in relation to…

“Bedroom tax” hearing starts 15 May

Jane Young / June 29, 2015 at 8:34 PM 621 views

The High Court will next week consider 10 claims being brought against the Government’s ‘Bedroom Tax’ that came into force on 1 April this year. The claims, made by a range of people affected by the Bedroom Tax, will be…

PIP: What have we won?

Jane Young / June 29, 2015 at 8:33 PM 518 views

I’m beyond exhausted. Since 13 December, when the Social Security (Personal Independence Payment) Regulations 2013 were tabled, I’ve barely stopped. I’m passionate about all ill-advised and incompetent welfare changes that affect disabled and sick people, but I confess I’m even more…