Protecting welfare support news

  • MP lobbied on Attendance Allowance


    Wells MP James Heappey met with South West Volunteer Campaign Coordinator Ian Brooks on 2 June to discuss our concerns about the future of Attendance Allowance.

  • Rebecca Long-Bailey MP takes action on volunteer’s concerns


    Eric McKinder, Volunteer Campaigns Coordinator in Salford, met with his MP, Rebecca Long-Bailey, on 2 June to discuss issues such as Attendance Allowance, and accessibility of Salford’s streets.

  • Money

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


    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!


    We’re absolutely thrilled that the Government has withdrawn its proposals to reduce PIP entitlement by changing the rules on the use of aids and appliances.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.

  • Defeat over proposed cut to ESA


    On 29 February, the Welfare Reform and Work Bill went back to the House of Lords. Unfortunately MPs rejected the further changes to the Bill made by the Lords on 2 March and the Lords have voted to accept this.

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