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.
On Wednesday 1 March, RNIB volunteers and staff joined campaigners from other organisations involved in the Disability Benefits Consortium, to call on the government to rethink impending cuts to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).
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.
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.
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.