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Step into the irreverent world of disabled cartoonist Crippen aka Dave Lupton, who has been in the vanguard of disability arts movement for more years than he cares to mention. His work has appeared in mainstream press, on TV and film and is now probably the best Disabled cartoonist in the world!

'Cause we're not dead yet!

9 January 2015

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Show your support for Not Dead Yet UK on Friday 16th January The House of Lords will be in committee again to debate Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill on Friday 16th January 2015. They will be specifically looking at amendments concerning the definition of terminal illness and the role of doctors in 'assisted death'. Not Dead Yet UK (NDYUK) will once again be showing its opposition and its strength by gathering outside the Houses of Parliament from around 0800 hrs until 1300 hrs...

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Weeding out the work-shy?!

5 January 2015

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Iain Duncan Smith has made sure that the information available on the Department of Works & Pensions (DWP) web site has supported his claim that he is successfully saving the country untold millions of pounds by 'weeding out the work-shy'. He's painted a picture, usually with the help of his right wing tabloid friends, that those people who were claiming to be chronically sick and disabled were in fact fit for work. He even presented figures to Parliament that showed over 75% of...

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We're still here - and still fighting!

4 January 2015

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Following the loss of our court case  in December against the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) you'd be forgiven for thinking that we've given up the fight. WRONG - we're still here and we're still as determined as ever to get the government see sense and keep the ILF for those disabled people that need it. WE plan to let politicians know we are still here and are neither going away nor allowing ourselves to become prisoners in institutions or our own homes. Our...

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