PIP Reflections and the Snap General Election

It’s been nearly 4 months since I received my new reward in the transition from DLA to PIP. It has given me much time to reflect, even though we now find ourselves in a midst of a snap general election with the Tories in course to win by a significant majority.  Reflections of the award […]

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DLA to PIP – a Dwarf’s perspective

About a month ago I received the decision from the DWP regarding my PIP award. I had received an indefinite award for the higher rate mobility over 10 years ago, but due to the changes in this particular benefit and the Government’s insistence that everyone, regardless of how long someone was awarded DLA, must be reassessed. […]

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War on Welfare and other petitions

I haven’t had my head completely in the sand this last few months and I’ve been increasingly despairing at the looming changes to Disability Living Allowance into Personal Independence Payments. Thankfully the disgraceful treatment of disabled people at the hand of ATOS and their Work Capability Assessments are finally beginning to make into mainstream media […]

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Florida Representative Wants To Repeal Dwarf Tossing Legislation – WTF?

I’ve held off talking about this subject for quite sometime, mainly because it’s to do with those good folks on the other side of the pond, but I’m astonished that a person in government would even propose the repealing legislation that protects us people of short stature from being used as human shotputs. Dwarf-tossing, make […]

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