No baby should be declared undeserving of support

PARENTS who were this week expecting their third patter of tiny feet must surely have had one eye on the clock as their puffed their way through the contractions. As if the occasion wasn’t momentous enough already, there was an added cash-prize twist. Think Deal or No Deal but with George Osborne instead of NoelContinue reading “No baby should be declared undeserving of support”

Don’t fall into a Tory trap by using disabling language

Yes, raids on the budget for Personal Independence Payments would affect vulnerable people, but they would likely also have a serious impact on many, many others who reject such labels … we must accept that our choice of language – and the stereotypes it helps perpetuate – may be disabling in itself.