Disability Groups Letter To Herald Scotland In Support Of Disabled Journalist John Pring

Same Difference

By sharing this letter here, I offer my full support to John Pring in his wish to have a reasonable adjustment made by the DWP press office as a result of his disability.

Letters to The Herald

Saturday 25th April 2015

WE note that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has carried out its threat to refuse to answer questions from, Disability News Service (DNS) editor John Pring (“inside Track: DWP and its dispute with a disability warrior“, The Herald, April 22). Mr Pring is an experienced journalist, who has been reporting on disability issues for nearly 20 years. He launched DNS in April 2009 to provide in-depth reporting in both the specialist and mainstream media on issues that affect the lives of disabled people.

Numerous disability groups rely on the Disability News Service to keep them informed. By refusing to communicate with Mr Pring the DWP is…

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