Tag Archives: MP

Rethinking the #UnfairWCA

When Rethink Mental Illness asked activists with experience of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) to talk to MPs, I jumped at the chance. I feel incredibly strongly about the inadequacies of the WCA and the Atos staff who administer it, … Continue reading

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Dear MP: how to say “no” to a mental health campaign nicely

N.B. The first email in this exchange is automatically generated by the Rethink Mental Illness “MP Capability Assessment” campaign after entering my postcode From: XXXXXX@gmail.com 
Sent: 15 August 2013 14:57 
To: XXX 
Subject: Your MP Capability Assessment interview Dear Mr XXX, Your … Continue reading

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