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Disabled students take on Government over grants cuts

DISABLED students are taking on the Government over proposals that will restrict grants that pay for essential equipment and support which helps people with disabilities to attend university.

Benefits Awareness Month

ONE OF our partners, Turn2Us, has recently launched its annual Benefits Awareness Month (BAM) campaign (see news item above), which continues until 16 May

Needs must

Care to come first in historic ruling

Out of time and out of money…

THOUSANDS of disabled people have lost their entitlement Employment and Support Allowance - worth up to £99.15 a week for those unable to work due to illness or disability - as a one year time limit came into force.

Are YOU missing out on benefits?

MANY carers are not getting money they are entitled to despite going without food to make ends meet, a shock new survey shows.

MPs vote to cut benefits to care home residents

EIGHTY THOUSAND disabled people risk losing a vital mobility benefit, following today’s Commons’ decision to give the Government the power to remove the mobility component of the new Personal Independent Payment (PIP) for people living in residential care.

Court overturns council cuts to disabled people

FOUR severely disabled adults have succeeded in overturning Birmingham City Council’s decision to only fund social care services to meet “critical” needs.