Tuesday sees the UK Department for International Development (UK DFID), along with co-hosts International Disability Alliance (IDA), and the Government of Kenya host the first-ever Global Disability Summit in London, UK. The program however shows it’s not very globally oriented. So the much publicized Global Disability Summit is upon us. On tuesday “high level” disability experts and companies will come together toRead more
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An excerpt from my article on the Statesman website. My diary of two weeks on Universal CreditRead more
‘More than 1.5 million people in the UK, including more than 350,000 children, experienced destitution last year’ – Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Alex ∼ @RespectIsVital ∼ 8th June 2018 Universal credit tips the already poor into hardship, say charity, Joseph Rowntree Foundation. More than 1.5 million people in the UK, including more than 350,000 children, experienced destitution last year, their study found, this meaning they regularly went without food, toiletries, adequate clothing or shelter. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation says a “tangled combination” of benefitRead more
Tory austerity strips more than 3,000 computers with internet from libraries in England, yet Scotland and Wales see rises.
While Scotland and Wales see rises in the number of computers in libraries, England see’s a dramatic fall of 3000. Austerity isn’t working.Read more