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Crippen and the increase in government spending … all 29.5p of it!

By Crippen / 2021-09-25
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Well, there you have it. This government place so much value on us Crips that they’ve decided to increase spending on services for disabled people

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Crippen has a wake-up call about racism

By Crippen / 2021-08-28
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I’ve recently had a wake-up call from a couple of young black poets, whose work has slashed open the complacency screen that I’ve unwittingly stretched

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Crippen hears that International organisation of disabled people is involved in Wethe15 campaign

By Crippen / 2021-08-26
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Well, it looks as though the organisers of We The 15 have now promised that groups and organisations of disabled people will be involved in

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Crippen discovered that non-disabled people appointed as disability ambassadors

By Crippen / 2021-08-18
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WTF?! He’s done it again! The so called Minister for Disabled People Justin Tomlinson has appointed a string of non-disabled people to be his new

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Crippen tries to discover who’s behind the ‘We the 15’ campaign

By Crippen / 2021-08-15
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Working more closely with the lovely team of people at Disability Arts Online has enabled me to keep my finger more on the pulse of

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Crippen blinked and missed a government sleight of hand!

By Crippen / 2021-08-09
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Wow … I blinked and before you could say High Court action (see my previous blog) I hear that the government have decided to launch

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Crippen hears that Disability strategy delayed again!

By Crippen / 2021-07-29
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Having told us that their controversial disability strategy would be published in the spring of this year … then the summer … then “soon”, the

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I (still) Dream of Resting Spaces

By Raquel Meseguer / 2021-07-22
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I’ve lived with chronic pain for 14 years, and that means I need to lie down (a lot). For a while my world got really

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freedom day

By gobscure / 2021-07-19
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so prime minister alexander boris de pfeffel johnson has succeeded in pinging himself, javid & sunak & all are in isolation as a result.  get

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Crippen responds to Boris’ latest gamble with our lives!

By Crippen / 2021-07-19
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So, instead of just throwing the baby out with the bathwater, Boris Johnson seems determined to flush most of the disabled community down the toilet

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