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No longer waiting for a miracle

In February I posted a blog which stemmed from a news story on a 16-year-old’s brush with the benefits system. Edward Bright, who lost his limbs in early childhood due to meningitis, received a letter insisting he is reassessed regarding … Continue reading

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Squeezing the disabled

The PIPs squeaked It’s been a momentous few days in British politics. Like anyone else, I’m compulsively speculating about Iain Duncan Smith’s resignation. Was it about the budget and disability as he claimed? Or the EU referendum as some commentators believe? … Continue reading

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Waiting for a miracle?

The strange logic of annual benefit assessments for the disabled The last few days saw the story of a 16-year-old’s brush with the benefits system. Edward Bright, who lost his limbs in early childhood due to meningitis, received a letter … Continue reading

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