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Welfare Reform Bill published today

THE GOVERNMENT’S Welfare Reform Bill – the biggest shake up of the system for 60 years – is published today.

Are YOU missing out on YOUR benefits?

A LEADING poverty charity is urging people in financial need to check that they are getting their benefit entitlement.

Breakthrough UK break new ground for disabled people

BREAKTHROUGH UK – who provide employment and training opportunities for disabled people – has been chosen to operate a new Right to Control (RTC) centre within its new Centre for Independent Living in Ardwick, Manchester.

Campaigners take their case to Westminster

DISABILITY campaigners demonstrated in front of the Houses of Parliament to show how the Government's proposed removal of the Disability Living Allowance mobility component will leave disabled people trapped in their homes.

Disabled jobs’ safety net to be axed next week

A SAFETY net for disabled people trying to return to work will be removed next Monday.
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Smart Living event for disabled and older people

Organisations involved in developing and implementing smart living systems and products for disabled and older people are being brought together at a...

Minister addresses dementia scientists

HEALTH Minister Phil Hope will today address the Alzheimer’s Research Trust’s conference in Southampton, the UK’s largest ever gathering of dementia scientists. In...

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