PIP is coming!

Last Friday Neeru and I made the trip up to Angel for a training session on the new benefit called Personal Independence Payments (PIP) Despite getting lost several times, one of those times due to a childish obsession with a street found on a monopoly board, we made it to the headquarters of Disability Rights … Continue reading

MDC offers expertise for new benefits project

Another day, another meeting, another blog! This time around I was at the National Pro Bono Centre to support them start up a pro bono benefits service. The meeting was attended by individuals from LawWorks, the Mary Ward centre, the CAB and Heather Rayner from the Junior Law Division. With cuts to legal aid expecting … Continue reading

An Update from Southampton

  Yesterday, Nic and I were in Southampton for our latest South Central Muscle Group meeting. The meeting, which centred on Advocacy, was well attended and we had some really lively and interesting discussions about the issues group members have faced in accessing the care and support they need. It was great to hear members … Continue reading