Category Archives: Comment

Medicines and Uncertainty

By: A.C.

When I write for the blog I try very hard to keep a balance and just state facts about what affects our readers and AAD members in their daily lives. In all fairness I remain apolitical and try to just point out unfairness and difficulty.… Read More

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Accessible Transport Funding

By: A.C.

A recent press release by the UK Government which was posted on our Facebook Page and titled “New partnership with Muscular Dystrophy UK to improve journeys for disabled road users” raised quite a few questions.

Simply put, would any of this money actually be coming to Scotland?Read More

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Appeal 2018

By: A.C.

The past year has seen our charity working on a very tight budget, which some people might also describe as a “wing and a prayer”. 

We are still functioning – albeit on a shoestring budget –  thanks to some small but much needed grants, donations and time given by our volunteers.Read More

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Rudd

By: A,C.

It would seem that the DWP has a private revolving door reserved for Tory Politicians. Esther McVey has gone, and is replaced by the former Home Secretary Amber Rudd.

Difficult to get a handle on her, but a quick glance at the Website They Work For You which collates and tracks the voting record of MP’s, her voting record on Welfare issues is concerning. Read More

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The Purple Pound

By: A.C

Today, the 13th November 2018 is Purple Tuesday. The deafening silence and the odd Aberdeen voice shouting the “fit the oatcake is ‘at” should maybe tell you that for a” National” Day of Access to Shops for the disabled, it has not exactly set the heather on fire.Read More

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