Author Archives: Sue Marsh

Comment: IDS and the DWP can run, but they can’t hide

Sue Marsh writes about the DWP’s refusal to send anyone on the radio to debate her on the ESA cuts.

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ESA SOS: Another day, another attack on disabled people

The government are sneaking through major changes to how disabled people are assessed, writes Sue Marsh.

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Tories whitewash the millions set to lose from welfare reform

Sue Marsh presents her first thoughts on Chris Grayling and Iain Duncan Smith’s speeches on welfare reform at the Conservative party conference today.

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The shocking impact of Osborne’s heartless cuts on the disabled

If the Welfare Reform Bill passes, the results will be horrific and at the Department for Work and Pensions, they are confident that it is a price worth paying.

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Society and the media are failing the sick and disabled

Sue Marsh reports on the largest march of sick and disabled people in UK history in reaction to the savage, barbaric, inhuman government cuts to vital support.

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Right-wing hate campaign clouds debate on benefits

Sue Marsh from Diary of a Benefit Scrounger, reports on a concerted effort in the right-wing press to prevent any real debate over benefits.

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Last chance to have your say on Employment Support Allowance

Sue Marsh reports on the welfare reform bill – in particular the changes to Employment Support Allowance, ESA.

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Right wing press need to check facts before screaming at disabled

Sue Marsh reports on the Mail and Telegraph misreporting of disability benefits.

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Government plans to cut DLA could cause extreme hardship

Today sees the second National Protest Day against the significant cuts sick and disabled people face to their support, writes Sue Marsh.

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