Seeing Tory MPs like the former Minister for Disabled People, Justin Tomlinson, laugh, smirk and play on his phone and ipad as MPs recounted terminally ill cancer patient stories of being denied PIP and dying shortly after was horrendous. It was totally disrespectful. Not only to the claimants whose last weeks on this Earth were having the additional distress of battling the DWP [Department for Work and Pensions], but to their families who mourn today. His denial of the PIP statistics, which were often the ones the DWP used, showed how out of touch these MPs are with the reality of these horrendous policies.
Paula Peters and Keith Walker let the feelings of millions of disabled people be known in parliament
Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) activists Paula Peters and Keith Walker expressing what thousands of disabled people must think: "We are dying". But are Conservative Ministers listening?