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DWP drops plans for ‘cruel’ A23 benefits assessment centre

KEN LEE, our Town Hall reporter, on a remarkable result in a David v Goliath contest Labour councillors in Waddon were today celebrating victory with disability campaigners, after they managed to halt plans by the Department of Work and Pensions … Continue reading

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DWP owes council more than £1m for housing, says Butler

Alison Butler, the council deputy leader who failed to declare that her son worked for an agency that was hired by the borough, has today entered the row over the chaos that is Universal Credit, calling on the Chancellor of … Continue reading

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Disability group meets to discuss benefit cuts: May 30

Croydon and Bromley Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) is a group campaigning for the human rights of disabled people in the context of austerity and cuts to services and benefits. DPAC is holding a benefit justice meeting in Croydon from … Continue reading

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