Channel 4 documentary examining move from DLA to PIP scheduled for release on 18/02/2013

We are pleased to announce a new Channel 4 Dispatches programme examining the impact that the move from DLA to PIP will have on disabled people is to be released next week. “Britain on Benefits” is presented by Paralympian Ade Adepitan and will be broadcast at 8pm on Monday 18 February 2013. This release follows months of communication between the producers and members of the Hardest Hit coalition. Continue reading

‘The Hardest Hit: Our rights, our independence, our lives’ video

This new video produced by Hardest Hit Scotland features a series of powerful messages from disabled people in Scotland about the impact that cuts to welfare are having on their lives.

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The video was presented to MPs at the Scottish Lib-Dem conference on Saturday 27 October and also featured by the Daily Record: http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/politics/powerful-film-shames-scottish-lib-1401966

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Cutting Numbers Documentary Animation

To get in the mood for the Future That Works march tomorrow and Hardest Hit action next week check out this excellent documentary animation produced by Lauren Leyshon Thomas. Cutting Numbers explores the issues surrounding the the Welfare Reform Bill, from the perspective of some of those in receipt of disability related benefits. It features scenes from the Hardest Hit march last May painstakingly recreated out of miniature models!

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