Climate & Environment Disability Rights Health International

One in Five challenge Starbucks

One in Five disability rights organisation in Scotland have written to Starbucks CEO, Kevin Johnson. International organisations representing over 500,000 disabled people have supported the letter. Ungagged are pleased to be included.  The campaigners have challenged Starbucks to invest in the research and development of a new straw that will satisfy environmentalists and disabled people. Jamie Szymkowiak […]

Health Human Rights Poverty

BRIEFING:  Benefit Sanctions Statistics:JSA, ESA, Universal Credit and Income Support for Lone Parents August 2017 

  BRIEFING: Benefit Sanctions Statistics: JSA, ESA, Universal Credit and Income Support for Lone Parents   August 2017       22 September 2017     Dr David Webster Honorary Senior Research Fellow Urban Studies University of Glasgow   Webpages:   SUMMARY In the year to March 2017 there were approximately 129,000 JSA […]

Economy & Finance Feminism Health Human Rights Ungagged Writing

Universal Chaos

A shocking government briefing paper written by David Webster of the Child Poverty action Group has come to light exposing the failings of the Tories flagship Universal Credit system, including skyrocketing sanctions against pregnant women, and people with mental health problems. The scheme, which the government agreed in its universal credit white paper (pdf) was […]