Silly season lacks real news stories – whether general or about disabilities

It’s silly season right now. At least, it is in the UK and many other countries. In the US, it is called the slow news season. Elsewhere it can be called cucumber time, or another such term. The reason, of course, is that at this time of year news is harder to come by. Yes, … Continue reading Silly season lacks real news stories – whether general or about disabilities

Queen’s Speech: Shadow minister and newspaper question ‘missing’ White Paper that Crabb dumped

Immediately after the Queen's Speech, Labour's shadow minister for the disabled and a national newspaper both queried a supposedly missing White Paper from the government's plans - but both ignored the fact that work and pensions secretary Stephen Crabb had already stated that he had dumped it in favour of a later Green (discussion) Paper. … Continue reading Queen’s Speech: Shadow minister and newspaper question ‘missing’ White Paper that Crabb dumped