Social care plans ‘ignore working-age disabled people’

Campaigners are denouncing the Conservatives for ignoring the social care needs of working-age disabled people. The issue does not get a mention in the party's manifesto for next week's UK general election. Conservative leader and prime minister Theresa May got in hot water last week for making a U-turn, which she called a 'clarification'. It … Continue reading Social care plans ‘ignore working-age disabled people’

Election 2017: Labour to reform welfare benefits and end freeze

Close share panel All three main UK political parties have put stated their plans for state welfare benefits, should they win the general election. Of course, realistically only the existing government Conservatives or the major opposition Labour party, can win. The Liberal Democrats have no chance. I have ignored the UK Independence Party (UKIP) as polls … Continue reading Election 2017: Labour to reform welfare benefits and end freeze