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- Amy Clarke 03/02/2016 1 commentsPeople with a learning disability have a right to a decent life but we still face barriers. We can take action to help overcome these barriers. Another word for this is campaigning. You can campaign by sending letters or visiting your MP but campaigning online is the newest way to get attention for a cause from the public and from people making important decisions.
- Gerard Cousins 18/01/2016 1 commentsLast week Mencap was joined by more than 140 people with disabilities across 12 other organisations in Parliament to raise their concerns about the government's Welfare Reform & Work Bill. It was a great example of how campaigning loudly and effectively can change the minds of politicians - and that cuts to support don't need to be inevitable.
- Eve Jackson 13/01/2016 14 commentsToday more than 100 people with disabilities met their local MPs in Parliament to talk to them about their concerns over the government’s proposed cuts to benefits, including the £30 reduction to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in the Work Related Activity Group (WRAG).