The senate vote on the latest US healthcare bill is upcoming, and many Americans are fearful it will finally pass.
Watch Steve and Hannah as they give their reactions to last week's ADAPT protests, and explain why they are very much concerned. #healthcare #hannahsoyer #steveway #peterduffy #disability #disabilityrights #adapt #campaigning #politics #uspolitics #medicaid
Election day is here, so let's take one final look at what each of the parties is offering for people with a disability in their manifesto! Facts and figures are used from Disability Rights UK's fabulous election resource. Labour Contents of the Labour party disability manfesto The disability manifesto is 28 pages and its chapters include: Ensuring an adequate standard of living and social protection Work and employment Education and training Accessible environments Health an
The AHCA is ready to replace the ACA (Obamacare). What does that mean at this moment in time? This week Michaela and Peter are joined by Iowa native, Hannah Soyer, who shares her views on the current issues surrounding the US healthcare bill. What does a pre-existing condition mean? Will disabled people be forced to pay huge sums for their health insurance? What is the future for US healthcare? We will be discussing and investigating through the coming months. As always, you
Theresa May took to the streets to campaign for her upcoming election on June 8th. However, whilst in Abingdon in Oxfordshire, she was berated by a voter with a learning disability who had been hit by recent Conservative benefit cuts. Voter Cathy explained to the prime minister that she was being forced to live on £100 a month after losing her DLA (disability living allowance) claim due to the latest round of reforms. “Could you live on £100 a month?” She asked the prime mini
In the UK, the latest changes to Personal Independence Payments mean many disabled people are having their motability cars taken away from them. A large amount of these people have conditions such as becker muscular dystrophy, and may struggle to walk even short distances. Here's our latest update. #motability #driving #travel #pip #government #politics #uk #disability
Last week saw an emergency debate to discuss the UK government's changes to Personal Independence Payments. Here's a clip from the debate as Stephen Kinnock MP raised the issue of constituents consistently having to appeal in order to receive the correct level of benefit. What are your experiences with PIP? #politics #parliament #pip