Campaigning news

  • National Audit Office release their report on PIP

    On 27 February 2014 The National Audit Office (NAO) has published a report on the early progress of the Department for Work and Pensions' new benefit, Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

  • Lorely Burt MP visits Solihull rehabilitation service

    Lorely Burt, MP for Solihull, visited the rehabilitation service provided by Action for Blind People on 21 February as part of our care campaign.

  • DWP sanctions - what we think...

    The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published the latest statistics for people receiving Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) being sanctioned.

  • Newcastle MP visits vital Eye Clinic service

    Newcastle Central MP Chi Onwurah met with the Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) and patients with sight loss at the RVI in Newcastle on 18 February in order to learn more about the vital role ECLOs play in supporting people who have been told that they are losing their sight.

  • Nicky Morgan MP visits Leicester Eye Clinic Liaison Officer

    Loughborough MP, Nicky Morgan, visited the Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) at Leicester Royal Infirmary on 18 February to learn more about the vital role of an ECLO.