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Barb Davis Hood
Barb Davis Hood

I'm just speachless how can disable people get jobs if the young fit an heathy r strugleing to find work , it will just raise the numbers of unemployement.

Paul Isaacs
Paul Isaacs
  • Barb Davis Hood

Please share this with others folks the more people now and sign the more progress will be made.

Mary Healey
Mary Healey
  • Barb Davis Hood

It's easier for the government to punish honest, genuine people in need than to do the work needed to ferret out the abusers of the system.

Ian Allen
Ian Allen
  • Barb Davis Hood

i've sent a note to the queen herself telling her how disappointing her decision is to sign with cameron for this after what her father did for this country, he'd be turning in his grave

Michael Downing
Michael Downing
  • Barb Davis Hood

This is just another cop out by the government to the most vulnerable in society...They should be looking at themselves and the high up's in society who rob us blind with deceit and mostly get away with it...

Julie Walton
Julie Walton
  • Barb Davis Hood

Please sign this petition. I've filled in a form for someone and it took me several hours- imagine the stress on a disabled or ill person!

Sandria King
Sandria King
  • Barb Davis Hood

lets concentrate on who is disabling these people in the first place!

Barb Davis Hood
Barb Davis Hood
  • Barb Davis Hood

I'm just speachless how can disable people get jobs if the young fit an heathy r strugleing to find work , it will just raise the numbers of unemployement.

Carly Reid
Carly Reid
  • Barb Davis Hood

U Go Mum,I think its a Joke?Don't know what this worlds coming to?xx

Barb Davis Hood
Barb Davis Hood
  • Barb Davis Hood

thanx carly im just waiting to find out if i have to go bac to work if so what sort of job could i possibly do ?xxx

Carly Reid
Carly Reid
  • Barb Davis Hood

I get so mad about this?its a bloody Nightmare?my mum's got loads of S**t going on?if Someone half your age with nothing wrong with them can't get work?How are u meant to get work?plus there's no Jobs?Everything just keeps going up No ones got no money?its So Hard for Poor Hubby Keep Working All the Hours for less pay?I Fill for Everyone at the Min,Hope it all works out for u mum Bless ya xxx

Jill Fibro Angel
Jill Fibro Angel

It's about time this "Goverment" started to realise that people in genuine needs of disability benefits are not going to keep quite anymore, the DLA makes the difference between being isolated from society or trying to live as a human being. Perhaps all the fats cats in the goverment would like to live my life and on my income for just one week, they just wouldn't survive, leave DISABLED people alone we have enough of a challenge to survive without the added stress of losing our freedom and money...............

Pamela Simons
Pamela Simons
  • Jill Fibro Angel

Too bloody right Jill xx

Karen Fenton
Karen Fenton
  • Jill Fibro Angel

well said hun..x

Sheila Atkinson
Sheila Atkinson

DLA means the difference between being able to join in with the rest of society or being stuck at home isolated. All we want is to be as ordinary as able bodied people.

Liz Dobson
Liz Dobson
  • Sheila Atkinson

I think I signed Sheila, but I can't seem to find my way around Causes without getting stuck in an endless loop when I try to share the link

Sheila Atkinson
Sheila Atkinson
  • Sheila Atkinson

It does that sometimes as well as freezing. It will show on the top right of your profile when you joined or signed a cause.

Jay Blackbeard
Jay Blackbeard

Mr Cameron says his government will not tax the rich, well the welfare reform act 2012 certainly shows who is lined up to pay the taxes and its definitely not the rich and the poor are to be means tested , amongst those also to be means tested are the disabled as if being sick and infirm is not enough the Government is to qaulify to what degree and rate its payments accordingly, so somebody with MS who is not too bad one day and paralysed the next and racked with pain best not be having a...

Mr Cameron says his government will not tax the rich, well the welfare reform act 2012 certainly shows who is lined up to pay the taxes and its definitely not the rich and the poor are to be means tested , amongst those also to be means tested are the disabled as if being sick and infirm is not enough the Government is to qaulify to what degree and rate its payments accordingly, so somebody with MS who is not too bad one day and paralysed the next and racked with pain best not be having a good day when tested or their money could be halved, makes great sense to Mr Cameron, nincompoop that he is.

Carrie Ruttle
Carrie Ruttle
  • Jay Blackbeard

This shitte is getting way out of control!

Jay Blackbeard
Jay Blackbeard
  • Jay Blackbeard

yep those on benefits are going to have to pay poll tax contributions as well under the new council regulations.

Denise Lichfield-Clarke

My disability is invisible, I have acquired brain damage and it is very hard to detect unless time is spent with me especially at home or with my family and friends, subtle, upsetting personal remarks for instance that make no sense to anyone and usually cause offence......how on earth will a bunch of so-called 'trained' staff at ATOS pick up on my inability to understand mere everyday life experiences.....or the fact that I have no physical balance when standing alone, or the fact that I...

My disability is invisible, I have acquired brain damage and it is very hard to detect unless time is spent with me especially at home or with my family and friends, subtle, upsetting personal remarks for instance that make no sense to anyone and usually cause offence......how on earth will a bunch of so-called 'trained' staff at ATOS pick up on my inability to understand mere everyday life experiences.....or the fact that I have no physical balance when standing alone, or the fact that I cannot ever be alone at all? I am usually accused of being drunk which is soul destroying.....

Lisa Michelle Bloor
Lisa Michelle Bloor
  • Denise Lichfield-Clarke

I understand what you are saying, there is many many people that have invisible disabilities, My father has young onset parkinsons disease (now in the advance stages). I remember one time he fell over and an old women hit and poked him with her walking stick telling him to get up and saying you drunken idiot. The fact is many people judge things they can not see. It hurts to see people suffer in such a way, just because people can't see it does not mean its not there.

Denise Lichfield-Clarke
Denise Lichfield-Clarke
  • Denise Lichfield-Clarke

What are we meant to do? how degrading to have to try and prove a disability that is already so distressing, I fear we will be treated like circus freaks.....as if things are not bad enough!!
Thankyou for understanding, it is so refreshing x

Sheila Rawlings
Sheila Rawlings

I know a number of seriously/chronically il people who have been told they are fit for work - one for example because he coud get to the interview by Bus! Another because he could shave! How can these people with NO medical knowledge assess a person's capability of working? I am bedbound, but am I to be told that I am fit to work just because I can use my netbook? That is yet another reason I have heard used! We are going to be made to beg on the streets, like Victorian times & before, if we do not make our opinions known.

Michele Weber
Michele Weber
  • Sheila Rawlings

Atrocious actions by the government. No medical for profit contractors should not be making these decisions!

Katherine Griffin
Katherine Griffin
  • Sheila Rawlings

I myself find that I have the same problems as you describe.

Darren Goodwin
Darren Goodwin

Atos Healthcare carries out disability assessments on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). If you are claiming benefits as a result of a disability or injury, you may be required by the DWP to have an assessment with a qualified health care professional as part of your claim process. Atos Healthcare conducts disability assessments, using criteria set out by government, and provides the DWP with independent advice which is used by a DWP Decision Maker, along with any other...

Atos Healthcare carries out disability assessments on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). If you are claiming benefits as a result of a disability or injury, you may be required by the DWP to have an assessment with a qualified health care professional as part of your claim process. Atos Healthcare conducts disability assessments, using criteria set out by government, and provides the DWP with independent advice which is used by a DWP Decision Maker, along with any other information they have received, to decide on your entitlement to benefit.

These benefits include: Employment Support Allowance, Disability Living Allowance, and Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit. We also conduct assessments for the Service Personnel Veterans Agency.
" Your own GP who treats you week in week out is now being questioned on the state of your health. Office bound pen pushers are ticking boxes to meet their targtes. They are gambling with the lives of the disabled. These medical Assessments are degrading and humiliating. Please sign this petition.. "

Steve Pidgen
Steve Pidgen
  • Darren Goodwin

Also not good if your a TRUE BRIT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Karen Goodwin
Karen Goodwin
  • Darren Goodwin

Karen Goodwin They should think of cutting other benefits such as Family Allowance to foreigners who live here and who send it back to their families abroad and not target people on DLA who including our servicemen/women who have fought for their country and others .It is absolutely disgusting!!! The Government need to get their act together and stop targeting the needy!!!!!

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Maureen Armstrong
Maureen Armstrong

what goes around comes around - the people who attack the weak, sick and those in need will have to answer at the general election.

Kate Ch
Kate Ch
  • Maureen Armstrong

By then though it will be too late :-(

Maureen Armstrong
Maureen Armstrong
  • Maureen Armstrong

rekmeber for the future

Ifaa Autoimmune Arthritis-Anthony

I live in the U.S., but the cut backs in the U.S. are causing the same dramatic health issues. So, in support of any country that is grappling with the same issues, I will support unconditionally!

Ifaa Autoimmune Arthritis-Anthony
Ifaa Autoimmune Arthritis-Anthony
  • Ifaa Autoimmune Arthritis-Anthony

This is in support of our family members in the UK! Please sign and invite your friends to do the same thing. They are having the same issues that we do with their policy makers. What affects one country, affects everyone in all countries! Keep sharing the Love, my friends! We need to stand up on a global basis! Thanking you in advance! God Bless!

Kath Thomson
Kath Thomson
  • Ifaa Autoimmune Arthritis-Anthony

thankyou anthony.. its awful any country picks on the disabled and sick, we must all stick together everywhere this brutality goes on. they dont care about the effects this has on people only the short term savings. thank you again

Walter Reakes
Walter Reakes

The coalition will never stop until they have the disavantaged on their knees.

Wyn Fletcher
Wyn Fletcher
  • Walter Reakes

Well said .it is about control........when a government can control your finance they can control you

Walter Reakes
Walter Reakes
  • Walter Reakes

You say it like it Wyn, weel done

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