The universal credit cut is outrageous, but this callousness is nothing new | Frances Ryan

From the bedroom tax to ESA reductions, a gulf between those who make policy and those affected by it has brought a decade of misery Next month, universal credit will…

Boris Johnson has created a ‘social care plan’ without any plan for social care | Frances Ryan

The prime minister had a chance to effect real reform. Instead, he chose the Tory base over disabled people and care workers Two years after Boris Johnson promised a plan…

Yes, Home Care is Infrastructure

Home care being reframed as infrastructure is the most revolutionary development in personal assistance since ADAPT bullied the bully Newt Gingrich, then speaker of the U.S. House, into supporting Our…

Feds Propose New Canada Disability Benefit

Feds Propose New Canada Disability Benefit June 24, 2021 admin Benefit would supplement existing federal, provincial/territorial supports Roughly one-fifth of working-age Canadians with disabilities live in poverty, according to the…

Benefits claimants suffering under end-of-life DWP rule

Terminally ill people in UK spending final weeks struggling to get social security help as six-month rule demands ‘proof’ of life expectancy More than 100 terminally ill people are each…