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Charlie Swinbourne: Whoever wins the election needs to stop the DWP bullying deaf employees

May 7, 2015

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Today is the day all of us – deaf included – have the chance to go to the polls to elect […]

Deaf News: Human rights lawyers challenge Iain Duncan Smith to publish criteria applied to Access to Work applications

December 4, 2014

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Human rights lawyers at law firm Leigh Day have sent a pre-action letter to the Secretary of State for Work […]

“We were looking at how to possibly catch you out or restrict you.” Access to Work adviser talks to BBC News

October 31, 2014

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A BBC News report, aired on Wednesday evening, has shown an anonymous Access to Work adviser talking of a “culture […]

Deaf News: UK Council on Deafness welcomes commitment to improving Access to Work from Minister for Disabled People

October 30, 2014

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Here’s a press release from the UK Council on Deafness, which was released moments ago on the BDA Facebook page. […]

Deaf News: Deaf man who has set up his own business shows how Access to Work SHOULD work

October 21, 2014

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There’s been a lot of negative stories about deaf people have struggled to gain support from the government’s Access to […]

Deaf News: Deaf charities call on government to halt Access to Work changes that are pushing deaf people out of work

November 26, 2013

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Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID) and other leading deaf organisations including the British Deaf Association (BDA) are urgently calling […]

Deaf News: PIP benefit can now be claimed by email, not just by phone

October 4, 2013

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The DWP (Department of Work and Pensions) have announced that they will now accept claims for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) […]

Ian Noon: Who at DWP thought it was OK to propose that deaf people could only make a claim by telephone?

July 19, 2013

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A minor little campaign victory achieved at NDCS the other week: the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) accepted that deaf people […]