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Minister to clarify assessment regulations

Minister to look at PIP mobility Following criticism from charities representing people with disabilities, including Action for M.E., Welfare Minister Lord Freud said he was looking ‘very actively’ at the way mobility disability assessments are carried out under the...

A major blow PIP mobility criteria

21 January 2013 PIP mobility criteria a major blow Action for M.E. says the Government’s decision to exclude the existing qualifying phrase – ‘reliably, repeatedly, safely and in a timely manner’ – from the criterion used to decide whether a person can carry out...

MPs united in criticism of Atos

18 January 2013 FMS related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated. Angry MPs united in criticism of Atos In a powerful debate in Parliament which united politicians from all parties, private contractor Atos, which administers the...

If only I’d known that a year ago: 2013 guide

If only I’d known that a year ago 2013, a practical guide to support, services and equipment available for disabled people, is out now. Written by and for disabled people, it’s priced £12.99 (or £7.99 for those in receipt of benefits) and offers information on:...

Shirkers versus strivers tactic criticised

8 January 2013 A summary of  FMS related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated. Clegg criticises “shirkers versus strivers” rhetoric Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has criticised the “shirkers versus strivers”...
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