Employment campaigns news

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    Spring Budget (8 March 2017): Summary of key announcements

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    The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond MP, delivered the Spring Budget on Wednesday 8 March. Find out which announcements may impact on people with sight loss.

  • Have your say on supporting disabled people in work

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    The Government is seeking views on how to transform the employment prospects of disabled people. Don't miss this crucial chance to have your say.

  • Autumn Statement announcements

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    The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond MP, delivered the Autumn Statement on Wednesday 23 November. Find out which announcements may impact on people with sight loss.

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    New Work and Pensions Secretary promises 'no plans' for further welfare cuts

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    We were really pleased to hear on 21 March that the government has chosen not to proceed with any of the proposed changes to PIP. On top of this, Stephen Crabb MP told Parliament, that ‘we have no further plans to make welfare savings’. Find out more about the announcement.

  • Victory in defending PIP for people with sight loss!

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    We’re absolutely thrilled that the Government has withdrawn its proposals to reduce PIP entitlement by changing the rules on the use of aids and appliances. This is fantastic news, thank you so much to everyone who took action on the campaign.

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