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Scottish protesters blockade Atos

10 May 2011
The third national week of action against Atos got off to a flying start in Edinburgh on Monday.

Disability campaigners say Atos is the real cheat

10 May 2011
Disabled activists are getting organised and fighting back against cuts.

‘We can work, but can’t get the jobs’

19 April 2011
"I’ve got a degree and a qualification in law. But it took me over a year to get an interview for a job.

Benefit cuts are blow to welfare state

19 April 2011
The Tory and media smear campaign against benefit "fraudsters" deliberately confuses fitness to work with disability. They want us to believe that only the "genuinely disabled" are unable to work.

'Disabled people won't be victims any more'

19 April 2011
The Tories have launched an all-out attack on disabled people in Britain. As the economic crisis continues to bite, they have turned on people they consider are not making their contribution to society.

Disabled activists protest against Atos

25 January 2011

Disabled People Against Cuts launched

09 November 2010
Disabled activists and their allies have launched Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) to fight the Tories’ austerity plans. It was formed after the protest at the Tory conference in Birmingham—which was led by disabled people.

Incapacity benefit cut is a sick attack on vulnerable

19 October 2010
In their desperate drive to slash spending, the Tories are targeting the most vulnerable.

‘The cuts mean my care has been cut by a third’

24 August 2010
Terry Wells is blind, diabetic, and needs dialysis three times a week. His life was already hard—but now the Tories have cut his care by a third.

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