BLACK TRIANGLE, DPAC & OTHERS LETTER TO THE GUARDIAN: 'The UK government and opposition should follow the Scottish government's pledge that private for-profit companies are removed entirely from having anything to do with the assessment of disabled people.' Continue reading →
Thanks to Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty for this inspiring report of their action on 3rd March… a hint of what’s to come in the week of action? Anti workfare campaigners swooped on four Salvation Army shops in Edinburgh on 3rd March, blockading them all and turning away customers and a delivery lorry. Salvation Army managers […]
There are many different ways to be involved in the work of DPAC. All are equally valuable. We all have a role to play in campaigning for disabled people’s rights and a fair society, in whatever way we can from taking part in protests to tweeting, from administrative tasks to writing poems, from making banners… Continue Reading Getting Involved with DPAC
Very sad. The one decent trade union leader we had. Not many working class heroes left. Memory of him dancing for joy like a kiddie on the Tolpuddle march a few years back……..happy to be marching with his class. RIP.
Iain Duncan Smith takes viewers’ questions on welfare Universal Credit and welfare reforms meant “millions will be better off”, promised the work and pensions secretary. Iain Duncan Smith was defending changes, where critics have claimed the Universal Credit introduction was being pushed back, but he said he wanted to “roll it out carefully” so it […] […]
As part of our campaign against the industrial-scale collection and retention of personal information on individual campaigners, Netpol has recently begun legal action that challenges the Home Secretary and the Metropolitan Police over the legality of their policies governing secret police databases. Netpol wants to see these databases shut down, because the […]
When a DWP Work Programme Provider considers a participant has failed to undertake a Mandatory Activity, they complete a benefit sanctions referral form WP08, on the basis that a written Mandatory Activity Notification has not been complied with. The DWP … Continue reading →