"Overwhelming" pro bono response to Manchester bombing.

GMWRAG is aware not many of our members are solicitors although many of us have excellent working relationships with same. However, we are pleased to see a co-ordinated response to advice provision in the wake of the recent Manchester Arena bomb. 105 more words

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Urgent update for anyone thinking of attending tomorrows meeting of the North West Mental Health Welfare Rights Advisers Group in Manchester.

The next meeting of the NWMHWRAG takes place tomorrow in Manchester. Full details were contained in our previous post. A number of you may be coming along tomorrow to hear… 263 more words

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Quick reminder about the next NAWRA meeting.

GMWRAG would like to remind our members that the next NAWRA meeting takes place on Friday the 9th of June 2017 in God’s own country (and the best part of it to boot) in Wrexham. 833 more words

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Equality and Welfare Reform Transformation Project job vacancy.

Equality & Welfare Reform Transformation Project

Project Lead – 30 hours per week, actual salary £24,324 per annum (£30,000 pro-rata)

Citizens Advice Rossendale and Hyndburn… 268 more words

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Liberal Democrats’ Crazy To Legalise Cannabis

Hello Everyone

Liberal Democrats are by nature liberal. However that should be a long way from being crazy.

On 11 May 2017, Liberal Democrats UK announced a decision to legalise cannabis, although  its use unofficially, for relief of deep and chronic pain has been around for years.  264 more words

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Ooh look. GMWRAG has remembered that we're supposed to have meetings.

You may have been wondering what on earth happened to the first scheduled GMWRAG meeting of 2017 back in March. As ever, we’ve had to do a little rejigging and as a consequence of that we are pleased to announce that our first meeting of 2017 will take place at the (almost) height of summer in sunny Stockport courtesy of our friend… 238 more words

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GMWRAG isn't tracking the general election but...

GMWRAG has exhausted itself electing a new GM (Greater Manchester NOT genetically modified!) Mayor and has little enthusiasm for closely tracking the forthcoming General Election… 243 more words

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