Mrs May’s financial penalty against the sick and disabled, despite her grand speech

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Hazel Speed

George Freeman, as Chief Policy Advisor to Mrs May, has created a whirlwind storm in the UK following his crass remarks in regard to wanting to differentiate between physically and mentally disabled (staying at home and taking pills for anxiety), denying the latter access to apply for PIPs Personal Independent Payments, replacing Disability Living Allowance.

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Parity – Mugged in a Political Alley

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Hazel Speed

We quite often hear about Parity in ‘this or that’ or between genders and age-groups. Some types of parity will begin in the future, other models of parity may commence soon or immediately, even further forms remain under debate either within the House of Commons or ‘the Other Place’.

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