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  • The Unhealthy State of Homelessness

    The Unhealthy State of Homelessness

    People experiencing homelessness are almost three times more likely to have a longstanding illness, disability or infirmity than the general population and are often living with more than one disease/condition. Together with the challenges brought by homelessness, recovery is very difficult without adequate support.

  • MPs Recommend Ban on Pavement Parking

    MPs Recommend Ban on Pavement Parking

    Disability Sheffield are pleased to report that this month MPs have recommended a ban on pavement parking across England. Written evidence submitted by Disability Sheffield, the Disability Hub and the Access Liaison Group said accessibility to transport and the built environment is often reported as one of eight most disabling barriers to disabled people’s participation.

  • ESA benefit payments: Re-tests to be axed for chronically ill claimants

    Chronically sick benefit claimants will no longer be required to prove they are still ill every six months, the work and pensions secretary has announced.

  • APPG for Disability Inquiry into Halving the Disability Employment Gap

    The All Party Parliamentary Group for Disability invites written submissions to inform its inquiry into how the Government can fulfil its pledge to halve the disability employment gap. We would therefore like to ask disabled people to share their feelings and any personal stories of bearing the effects of unemployment or trying to stay in work. Please feel free to share them with us and let us know if you are happy to use them as examples in our response. We are happy to anonymise them if you would prefer.

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