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Recognition and support must go hand in hand for unpaid carers | Social care

It’s with pleasure we feature the latest guest blog from Tony Hunter, Chief Executive of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). As part of our call for evidence coverage, he explains why i… 14 more words

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Voting and Elections

With approaching local council and London Mayoral elections, as well as the EU referendum, we want disabled people to have a clear understanding of their voting rights and options. 682 more words

Inside Scope

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Fresh staff cuts at EHRC ‘will undermine its vital work’ | DisabledGo News and Blog

The equality watchdog is set to make nearly 30 members of staff redundant, in what critics say is a blow to its efforts to enforce equality laws and hold the government to account over its record on disability discrimination. 144 more words

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Lib Dems Demand Emergency Summit On Motability Crisis

The following has been seen on Facebook by Same Difference:

Liberal Democrats are to calling on the Government to hold an emergency summit with key disability groups into the growing crisis with PIP reassessments and Motability. 298 more words

Politics

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Benefit cuts can have a devastating effect on mental health – just ask Sharon

A fear of brown envelopes is now familiar to anyone unlucky enough to be acquainted with Britain’s benefit system. For Sharon Linford, who has rapid cycling bipolar, as well as depression and borderline personality disorder, receiving a letter from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) last month didn’t simply cause panic. 123 more words

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