Tag Archives: DLA


Last Wednesday (29.08.12) I was a guest on Newsnight on BBC2 along with Francesca Martinez, Ann Wild and Mark Littlewood discussing the Paralympics and their potential to change the perception of disabiity in society, and also the impact of welfare reforms … Continue reading

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Hardest Hit

I have to admit I’ve been quite shocked and angered by the vitriol directed at disabled people campaigning against the proposed Government cuts to the Disabled Living Allowance; for those of you who don’t know, this is a benefit for … Continue reading

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One Tweet to 10 Downing Street

To those of you still in any doubt about the power of social media (though if you’re reading a blog that’s not likely) I’d like to share a little tale with you. Late last year I read a tweet from … Continue reading

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Hello 2011!

Happy New Year! Wow, it’s 19 January already, where did the first two weeks of 2011 go?! I thought I should do a brief reflection on 2010 for my first entry of 2011, personally it was a fairly frantic year, … Continue reading

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