Deb McPleb 🍊🍊🍊 Profile picture
#IStandWithCorbyn ~ Socialist ~ Carer ~ she/her ~ Leftist sh*tposter, apparently ~ #BLM #DisabilityRights Blocked by Lord Adonis - What sauce! Get IN!
Feb 13, 2020 • 30 tweets • 3 min read
In 2005 #BorisJohnson had his novel "Seventy Two Virgins" published. Here are some of the revealing reviews left on Amazon: "Puerile drivel, offensive stereotypes and language (spastic, n****r, coon). A 12 year old (or even Bruce Dickinson) could do better. Simply embarrassing" "It was so bigoted and stereotypical even back then. Now it just feels crass"
Dec 12, 2019 • 6 tweets • 2 min read
What a Labour government would mean to me and my family. A thread.

For my disabled son: services he desperately needs - non existent up to now - that will enable him to thrive instead of barely survive

For me: an increase in carers allowance so it matches jobseekers allowance An end to the nightmare of relentless paperwork demanding proof that my son is still disabled and my partner is still seriously ill

An end to the constant threat of benefit cuts because the DWP will find any reason or no reason to withdraw our state support
Oct 9, 2018 • 20 tweets • 17 min read
1/Children & young people with autism and learning disabilities who could be living in the community with specialist support are languishing for years in Assessment & Treatment Units, some of them locked up 24/7 in isolation rooms, bec of severe financial pressure on Local Auths 2/ At the same time, private providers running these ATUs are raking in profits, being paid £452m per yr in what has become a market driven provision where autistic and LD people are little more than commodities