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My wife and child are disabled, I care for them. Govt have made our lives a living hell. No government should do this to citizens.

I have no idea why my wife and I ever bothered paying into the system. Which, in turn, means we wonder why we ever bothered working. People buy into all the TV productions, media headlines and political nonsense about benefits.

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What £26k?

I just wanted to state some facts before I write further. My wife is disabled and needs 24/7 care My wife has a progressive condition I am her full-time carer We have  a disabled child who also needs care during

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Angela

This post is about a friend of mine who has agreed, up to a point, to let me write about her situation. Angela suffers from a number of conditions, including peroneal muscular atrophy, high blood pressure, anxiety, depression and other

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The Fog of Oblivion

I find myself unhappy to have to say that, during the past few weeks,  I have seen and come across some of the most ignorant and gullible people I have ever met. Now, I don’t blame them, for want of

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Who Benefits?

I am, personally, repulsed by David Cameron’s welfare reforms, benefit cuts and housing benefit caps. I simply cannot understand how any caring, humane human could possibly support and agree with such policies. I must make it clear that I say

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Shocking Experiences – Where are We Going?

During this last week, I’ve had chance to catch up with a friend of mine who is very upset and ‘in a bad way’. He’s disabled and has been trying, for several months, to sort out some problems with his

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Do we really care?

Upon visiting Twitter this morning, I was greeted with a link about yet another disturbing news story: “Regulator raises elderly care concerns” The article began by saying how serious concerns had been raised by the NHS care regulator regarding the

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