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The Government is pressing ahead with its plans to close the Independent Living Fund despite a court ruling. The Court of Appeal last year said the ministers had not properly assessed the impact on equalities of stopping help for disabled people. Disabilities minister Mike Penning said a new impact analysis had been carri...
PCS union press release The closure of the Independent Living Fund announced by the government today (6) is a devastating blow for the thousands of disabled peopl...
Local Government Association press release In response to Age UK's 'Care in Crisis 2014 - Is social care on the brink of disaster?' report, a spokesman from the L...
SNP press release The SNP is today highlighting figures which show the number of people having to use foodbanks is nearly four times higher than last year. In wr...
Cardinal Nichols said it was a fact that the Government's welfare policies were driving people to destitution. "[The Pope] has a very striking phrase: if you want...
Rt Revd Alan Smith, who was one of 27 bishops who signed a letter last week criticising the Government's welfare reforms, said the changes to the benefit system were...
02/03/2014 on The Andrew Marr Show, BBC One
01/03/2014 on Week in Westminster, BBC Radio 4
25/02/2014 on Daily Politics, BBC Two
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