Category - disabilty

  • May 7, 2018

    An anorexic mother-of-four was found dead in her freezing home after her benefits were stopped.

  • January 6, 2012

    Assisted suicide should be legalised for terminally ill people, according to the Commission on Assisted Dying, chaired and funded by advocates of legalising assisted dying. No doubt a commission set up by opponents would come to a contrary conclusion. Some will applaud the strict conditions proposed, others fear that such measures would in time lead to euthanasia on a wider scale.

  • September 15, 2011

    Disabled people's groups have accused the government of using parliamentary procedure to avoid scrutiny of the Welfare Reform Bill in the House of Lords.