Benefits

Report on the Health and Disability Green Paper

Shaping future support: the health and disability green paper – Consultation response from the DPO Forum England https://www.shapingourlives.org.uk/archives/shaping-future-support-the-health-and-disability-green-paper-consultation-response-from-the-dpo-forum-england The DPO Forum England brings together disabled people’s organisations (DPO’s) across England to work collectively to act as the voice of disabled people. The DPO forum offers a unique and valuable perspective, as the members are all …

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URGENT – Survey – Disability Benefits Research 2021

This survey is being run by disability charity Leonard Cheshire, on behalf of the Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC), a national coalition of over 100 charities and organisations working towards a fairer social security system.  The closing date is Sunday 3 October 2021. “Take the survey here After a long wait, the UK Government has shared their …

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Merging Disability Benefits? – Disturbing Green Paper Published

https://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/ministers-could-merge-disability-benefits-and-want-to-cut-future-spending-says-green-paper Ministers are considering measures to cut rising spending on disability benefits, and the possibility of merging personal independence payment with universal credit, a new government green paper has revealed. The health and disability green paper, Shaping Future Support, focuses on reforming personal independence payment (PIP), employment and support allowance (ESA) and the disability-related aspects of …

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New Benefits Calculator

A new benefits calculator has been introduced by Turn2Us, a national charity providing practical help to people who are struggling financially. https://benefits-calculator-2.turn2us.org.uk/ Have a look at their website to see what other help and support is available.