Don't miss your chance to see Ken Loach's latest film for free!

Free tickets – special screenings 3 October

I, Daniel Blake is a brutally honest and moving account of the failings of our welfare state. It lays bare the cruel realities of those left to fall through the cracks and the total lack of humanity in the system. 365 more words


GM Law Centre AGM tonight.

The annual general meeting of the Greater Manchester Law Centre steering group* will take place tonight from 6:30pm onwards at the rather wonderful Mechanics Institute… 84 more words

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NAWRA submission re: the abolition of Attendance Allowance.

NAWRA has submitted a response to the “Self-sufficient local government: 100% business rates retention consultation” voicing their concern at the proposal that Attendance Allowance will no longer be a cash benefit in England and Wales when responsibility for it transfers from the DWP to each local authority’s social care budget. 88 more words

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New PIP tool for advisers from LASA.

Lasa has just launched a new web tool designed to help advisers find details of regulations and case law relating to Personal Independence Payment.

The new web tool is available at… 128 more words

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URGENT: Dangerous times for social security appeal tribunal users - online consultation now live. Radical change ahoy.

The rather bland title chosen by the Ministry of Justice – “Transforming our courts and tribunals: consultation” – hides some serious issues for all tribunal users. 540 more words

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