Latest News — articles for April 2014

NVCO must know about disproportionate impact of spending cuts on disabled people

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is asking voluntary and community organisations for information on the impact of welfare spending cuts. Our response, based on our research report What price independent lives, shows the disproportionate and cumulative impacts faced by disabled people.

Read full article about our response to NCVO's consultation on the impacts of welfare reform. 

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Habinteg welcomes MPs' call to scrap benefit cuts that disproportionately hit disabled people

Habinteg strongly welcomes today’s call by the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee – in its report Support for housing costs in the reformed welfare system – for government to reverse housing-related benefit cuts that are causing financial hardship to disabled people. 

Read more about MPs' call to scrap benefits cuts - full article

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