SCOPE announces: “We are reinvigorating the disability movement” SCOPE for Change.
How dare they!
Here’s the problem: SCOPE is not and has never been a part of any so called ‘disability movement’, whatever that is. 689 more words
Disabled activists have pledged to continue the fight to halt a scheme that places welfare-to-work advisors from a discredited US outsourcing giant in GP practices. They spoke out after a protest by scores of activists blocked a busy central London roundabout for half an hour on Friday afternoon, bringing traffic to a standstill. 121 more words
From Work and Benefits:
‘ MANDATORY WORK SCHEMES TO CLOSE
The government is axing mandatory work activity and community work placements. The announcement comes after years of protests and court action by claimants forced into unpaid work with no prospect of a job at the end. 103 more words
In a major victory for campaigners, two of the main workfare programmes are to be abandoned the DWP has quietly announced today. Private sector contracts to run Community Work Placements and Mandatory Work Activity will not be renewed says the department in their response to George Osborne’s spending review. 307 more words
If you’re reading this blog, you’ll probably be aware of the big upcoming protest in Central London on 20th of June. It’s probably worth going to that, and it’d definitely be worth getting together with some friends to discuss what you want to do to make the day more interesting, whether that’s… 859 more words