Read RNIB's response to the measures announced by the Chancellor on the cost of living crisis.
In yesterday’s (10 May) Queen’s Speech the Government put the economy, crime and its levelling-up agenda at the heart of its new programme of legislation.
RNIB is disappointed that the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, did not address the specific needs of blind and partially sighted people in his Spring Statement.
Patient complaints supported by RNIB have led to Lincolnshire CCG agreeing to refund patients wrongly charged for low vision aids up to £100, but we have remaining concerns.
As part of the Community Rehabilitation Alliance (CRA) we have worked with peers in the House of Lords, to introduce amendments to the Government’s Health and Care Bill.