Labour’s Disability Equality Roadshow comes to Newcastle

I’ll be very interested to see what comes of all this because, as a bed-bound, disabled, Labour voter, I’m hoping and praying that, with Jeremy Corbyn and his people running things now, there will be more chance of Labour winning the next election, and the policies they are discussing right now will then have a chance of being brought into Law.

All I want, is to be able to stop worrying about getting a brown enevelope through the door at any time, with the posibility of the little we live on being taken away.

Right now, my life is full of stress and dread, purely because of the policies introduced by the Conservatives and New Labour 😦

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Jeremy Corbyn, Paul Rutherford and Debbie Abrahams, Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, at the launch of Labour’s Disability Equality Roadshow. She is talking to people across the country about what disabled people want to see in Labour’s next manifesto. If you’re a Labour Party member keep an eye on updates from the National Policy Forum for more opportunity to get involved.

The Labour Party’s Disability Equality Roadshow was launched in Manchester in November and is set to go nationwide over the coming months. This democratic engagement process is the vitally important first step in developing policies which will address the structural  (social, cultural, political and economic) issues affecting disabled people and their carers across the UK, as well as the challenges we all face in building a fairer, more equal society.

At thelaunch, Paul Rutherfordsaid: “This initiative will enable Labour to develop real policies which will…

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  1. pat2727

    I can relate. I’m dependent on social security here in the US. With the changes in government that are happening right now, I’m seriously concerned about how stable that income is. I hope yours improves and mine doesn’t change for the worse.

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    • Yes, it seems we both suffer from a neoliberal leadership, that seem to want the poor, the ill, the disabled, and the low-paid working class to accept Victorian values once again, and finally ‘know our place!’ 😦

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