Austerity is a policy that aims to transfer resources away from the most disadvantaged and undermine social justice.
The Impact of Welfare Reform
Simon Duffy is interviewed by Russia Today (RT) on welfare reform and what it really means for people living in the UK.
The Fox Report: From the North East
The Fox Report from the North East provides powerful insight into how 'austerity' is being experienced by people in the North East.
Assessing the Assessors
Independent research by disabled people on the assessment process which many are forced to undergo - the Work Capability Assessment.
In this significant report Catherine Hale explores the experience of a key group of disabled people who have been slotted into the 'Work Related Activity Group'.
Mary O'Hara's book describes the many dimensions of 'austerity' and how it is affecting the lives of ordinary people in the UK.
The Impact of Cuts in Haringey
A report from Haringey Learning Disabilities Partnership Board following a survey on the impact of cuts in Haringey to services for adults with Learning Disabilities.
Next Steps on a Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA)
Simon Duffy explores the possibility of developing an even more rigorous assessment of how cuts have targeted disabled people.
Poverty and Welfare Reform
A presentation given at the Hallam Justice and Peace Commission in Sheffield on 1st March 2014 by Dr Simon Duffy.
How Norms Become Targets
Kaliya Franklin analyses the way in which the use of norms in the management of disability assessment (WCA) undermines integrity.
Welfare Reform: True or False?
What is really going on when politicians talk about welfare reform? Test yourself in this welfare reform quiz.
The Impact of Welfare Reforms
This report examines the impact of recent welfare reforms on mental health service users in the North East of England.
Means Testing in ESA
Steve Griffiths explains how the introduction of more means testing in the ESA further damages the lives and families of disabled people.