Universal Credit almost killed me – Labour Conference must vote to scrap this horrific new Tory system completely

Alex Tiffin - 22 September 2018

I suffer from several chronic complex health conditions which affect my day to day life in different ways. I am wheelchair-bound because of Functional Neurological Disorder – a condition which causes a complete loss of feeling below my knees, as well as weakness in my arms that, at its worst, means I cannot feed myself. I have Crohn’s Disease – an incredibly painful lifelong digestive disorder which is severely affected by which foods I eat. I have Polycythemia JAK2 – a rare blood disorder which causes numerous functional problems. And, on top of these, I also have Borderline Personality Disorder... See more

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