Impact assessments

The Government has agreed to consider for debate a cumulative impact assessment of cuts and changes that affect people with disabilities and their family carers if the number of signatories reaches over 100,000 – around 44,000 more signatures are needed before the petition closes on 12th December this year. I’m sure most of you have […]

Consultation launch of UK Disabled peoples ‘Reclaiming Our Futures’ Manifesto and week of action The draft UK Disabled people’s manifesto is here for your comment and feedback! The manifesto is out for consultation and sign up with Disabled people and our organisations across the UK. Please take the time to read through and feedback your […]

ON Wednesday, July 10, I watched the television programme covering the Opposition Day debate in Parliament, in which Labour MP Liam Byrne, Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, challenged the Conservative and Lib Dem Coalition, calling on them to publish an impact assessment of the latest reforms on disabled people by October 2013. He said the […]

To sign up to this open letter please contact [email protected] On Wednesday afternoon the House of Commons rejected our call for the government to assess the likely impact of its policies on disabled people and those with long term conditions (including children, adults, older people & their families).  This is despite the fact that the […]

Opposition Day Debate

July 10, 2013

Today, 10th July 2013, the Opposition led on a debate in the House of Commons calling on the government to conduct a ‘cumulative impact assessment’ of their welfare reforms on disabled people Proposal: “this House believes that the Government should publish, by October 2013, a cumulative impact assessment of the changes made by the Government […]