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Crippen discovers that 6 out of 10 people who have died from COVID-19 are disabled

By Crippen / 2021-06-18
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Mehrunisha Suleman, Senior Research Fellow at the Health Foundation has responded to the latest statistics on Covid related deaths from the Office of National Statistics’ (ONS). She

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more con busters – bodies pile high

By gobscure / 2021-06-15
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taken from ongoing con busters

The post more con busters – bodies

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Crippen and further delays to the publication of the government’s disability strategy.

By Crippen / 2021-06-10
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I think that we can safely say that we are now into summer and that the cross-government disability strategy which was to be published early

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Crippen hears about four Tory peers who launch a blistering attack on disabled colleagues

By Crippen / 2021-06-04
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At the same time that the government prepares to publish its cross-government national disability strategy, which disability minister Justin Tomlinson has claimed will “remove barriers

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Crippen hears about legal action over government’s ‘excessive and discriminatory’ care home rules

By Crippen / 2021-05-28
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Disabled activist Doug Paulley strikes again, this time threatening legal action against government COVID rules that force residents of care homes to isolate for two

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Crippen highlights the anger being expressed after watchdog appears to back away from inquiry into DWP deaths

By Crippen / 2021-05-23
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) confirmed that it will be using its powers to address the “systemic barriers” facing disabled claimants in the

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Crippen asks why Liz Kendall ignored disabled-led social care plans in major speech

By Crippen / 2021-05-13
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You may remember a blog I did about Keir Starmer’s election campaign and his promise to make fundamental reforms, including a right to independent living

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Crippen hears about an exciting project run and controlled by young disabled people

By Crippen / 2021-05-11
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An exciting new project, RIP:STARS which is run and controlled by young disabled people, has issued its findings on the quality of Education, Health and

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Hell on the NHS

By Dolly Sen / 2021-05-10
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It’s not news to people that mental health systems are underfunded and barely hanging on. What a lot of people don’t know, unless they have

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Walls. Fences, Bridges

By Richard Downes / 2021-05-03
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Ask anyone.

I photograph trees.

Less well known I photograph walls and fences.

They fascinate me.

Make me question.

I built my own walls.

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