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Thousands of individuals and organisations have been lobbying members of the House of Lords as crucial votes loom on the Welfare Reform Bill.
On 11 January 2012, peers will vote on whether or not to time limit Employment and Support Allowance. This is a short, emphasis-pointed briefing about this vital issue.
Sick and disabled people behind the 'Responsible Reform' report exposing the governments sham consultation on DLA have had to pause because of illness.
The 'Responsible Reform' report by disabled people critiquing the government's efforts to slash their benefits and support has attracted huge attention.
Timed to coincide with the return of the Welfare Reform Bill to the House of Lords, today (9 January 2012) sees the formal launch of the report 'Responsible Reform' (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/responsiblereformDLA).
The author of a hard-hitting new report says government consultation on 'disastrous' welfare changes has now been shown to be 'a sham'.
A new report entitled Responsible Reform, published today by disabled people (9 January 2012), finds that government misled MPs and peers over the hostility to disability benefit reform.
Research to be published on 9 January 2012, carried out by disabled people themselves, will show massive opposition to the government's disability benefit reforms.