Become a councillor and make change

Become a councillor and make change

A fund is being set up to help disabled people who want to become Councillors. There are very few councillors across the country who are disabled people. Each disabled person running to be a councillor, police commissioner, or Mayor will be able to get up to around...
Chancellor takes a swipe at disabled people

Chancellor takes a swipe at disabled people

Chancellor Philip Hammond, in his budget speech spoke about low productivity in the UK – – people are working too slowly, or not producing enough. Guess who was one of the scapegoats for this? This is some of what he said: “It is almost certainly the case...
ESA – Fitness for Work

ESA – Fitness for Work

The rules governing ESA fitness for work, include regulation 29. This rule is for people who don’t get the points they need in order to be found not fit for work. The regulation states that if a person should be treated as if s/he is not fit for work, and only...
Legal Challenge to PIP mobility changes

Legal Challenge to PIP mobility changes

Back in March 2017 the Government changed the regulations on PIP. You can read our article about it here>. Regulations are the statements added onto the end of a law to say how the law will be achieved, its scope and limits – rules. The Government changed the...
Civic Centre Access

Civic Centre Access

The main entrance and reception area of the Civic Centre, Wolverhampton will be temporarily closed from Tuesday 3rd January for up to seven weeks for essential repairs and maintenance being carried out by the FutureSpace programme. From this date everyone coming into...
Universal Credit and Rent Arrears

Universal Credit and Rent Arrears

According to a survey of people on Universal Credit who are in ALMOs like Wolverhampton Homes, over three quarters of those receiving Universal Credit are in arrears, compared to less than one third of tenants overall. Most of the people surveyed said that the...
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