22 September 2015
At least 500 people could lose their right to free hearing aids in a sign of what the Tories’ future holds for the NHS, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans
21 July 2015
How did 49 people die after cuts or changes to their disability benefits?
14 July 2015
Campaigners in both Bromley, south London, and Glasgow stopped two evictions in the past week.
07 July 2015
Millions of working class people began this week in fear as Tory chancellor George Osborne prepared for his budget.
30 June 2015
As the Tories prepare to unleash obscene levels of cuts to welfare spending Dave Sewell talks to a disabled activist about resisting the impact of their assault on disability benefits
02 June 2015
Tory austerity is wrecking working class lives across Britain—and their latest assault will only make things worse.
19 May 2015
The new Tory minister for disabled people is against protecting benefits for cancer patients and disabled children.
03 March 2015
There were protests outside 31 Maximus offices and assessment centres across Britain on Monday of this week, as it began testing sick and disabled claimants of ESA benefit.
24 February 2015
Privateer Maximus takes over Work Capability Assessments; Scottish prison plans; Cardiff Abortion Rights' March for Choice
24 February 2015
ITV workers move towards strike | Fast Food Rights campaign meeting |Justice Alliance | Barnsley Freedom Riders | protests against Work Capability Assessments
06 January 2015
Disabled people Against Cuts (Dpac) and the Save ILF campaign held a protest outside Parliament on Tuesday of this week. It was against the closure of the Independent Living Fund, which was upheld by the Appeal Court last month
28 November 2014
The Crown Prosecution Service has dropped all charges against freedom riders Tony Nuttall and George Arthur as “there is not enough evidence to obtain a prosecution”.
30 September 2014
Wages could continue to fall for years to come; disabled child aged ten had to sleep in a dog cage; construction workers win improved toilet facilities after an unofficial strike
12 August 2014
Annette Francis was owed hundreds of pounds due to the backlog caused by the government's move from Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independence Payment. An inquest heard that the financial pressure led to her committing suicide. Now Work and Pensions Secretary Ian Duncan Smith is calling for even harsher changes to the benefit system.
29 July 2014
Nearly 100 disabled and older people arrived at Barnsley Rail Station on Monday of this week for the latest Freedom Ride.
22 July 2014
The House of Lords debated a bill last week that would legalise assisted suicide for some terminally ill people.
01 July 2014
Some 75 people occupied Westminster Abbey grounds in central London last Saturday, in protest against Tory plans to scrap the Independent Living Fund (ILF) disability benefit.
30 June 2014
More than 100 people joined a freedom ride protest in Barnsley today, Monday. Disabled people, pensioners and their supporters gathered to lobby a meeting of the South Yorkshire Transport Executive.
25 June 2014
Support has flooded in for freedom ride protesters in Barnsley after police arrested two protesters on Monday of this week.
24 June 2014
Northern Rail Transport Police turned to violence to try and break protests by pensioners and disabled people in South Yorkshire this week.