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  • Research on Social Care Charging

    Research on Social Care Charging

    Recent reports have made clear just how many disabled people are struggling to pay rising council care charges with increasing numbers getting into debt. Now, a post-graduate student and former journalist would like to hear from anyone affected by the impact of social care charges on your life.

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  • Social Care Charges Investigation

    Social Care Charges Investigation

    A BBC News journalist, who is investigating social care charges mainly involving disabled people, is looking for people to help with his work. Adam Eley is specifically looking to speak to people who have had debt collection procedures opened against them by their local authority as a result of being unable to pay social care charges. The coverage will bring maximum awareness to the issue.

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  • Petition to end prescription charges for people with long-term conditions

    The Prescription Charges Coalition is calling on the Government to urgently reform the prescription charge exemption criteria in England and make prescriptions free for people living with long-term conditions.

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