Protecting welfare support news

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    One last push on Employment and Support Allowance


    With only one in four blind and partially sighted people in employment, Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is a vital benefit and the main source of income for thousands of people with sight loss. We need your help to ensure that the Government don't go ahead with the cut.

  • Attendance Allowance campaign win


    We're thrilled to announce that Attendance Allowance has been protected for older people with sight loss. Attendance Allowance helps people aged 65 and over to meet the extra costs of their disability and to ensure that they're able to live as independent a life as possible.

  • Autumn Statement announcements


    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.

  • MPs vote unanimously to postpone cuts


    After many months of hard work by disabled campaigners, MPs have voted to postpone proposed cuts to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Universal Credit.

  • Attendance Allowance under attack


    Join our campaign supporters - Joanna, Mike and John - and ask your MP to help protect Attendance Allowance.

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