Transport to school or college- Understanding your rights IPSEA

We’re often contacted by parents/carers facing difficulties with home to school transport. The law in this area is quite complex and there is a lot of confusion around what local authorities duties are – read IPSEA guidance and understand your rights: https://www.ipsea.org.uk/…/transport-to-school-or-college Local authorities (“LAs”) have particular duties towards some groups of children and young … Read more

Ministers have already broken six Disability Strategy pledges, just months after launch

You are here: Home / Politics / Ministers have already broken six Disability Strategy pledges, just months after launch Ministers have already broken six Disability Strategy pledges, just months after launch By John Pring on 13th January 2022Category: Politics ListenFocus The government has already broken at least six promises it made in last summer’s much-criticised National Disability Strategy, responses by various departments this week … Read more

DWP told to review ‘inadequate’ support for ‘vulnerable’ benefit claimants

You are here: Home / Benefits and Poverty / DWP told to review ‘inadequate’ support for ‘vulnerable’ benefit claimants DWP told to review ‘inadequate’ support for ‘vulnerable’ benefit claimants By John Pring on 13th January 2022Category: Benefits and Poverty ListenFocus The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been told its support for “vulnerable” benefit claimants is “inadequate” and must be re-examined, after a … Read more

Fit note temporary changes

From Friday 17 December 2021 to 26 January 2022 inclusive, DWP is making temporary changes to support the rollout of COVID-19 booster jabs. Self-certification for sickness will be extended from seven to 28 days for people accessing Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), and there will be no requirement for a fit note to access other benefits, … Read more

Hull Booster Vaccinations available

  Book their Booster dose if they haven’t already via the national booking system Re-book and bring forward their vaccine if they have a booked appointment in January Walk-in for their vaccination at Ennerdale Leisure Centre this week (w/c 20 December) There is significant availability in Hull for booked appointments, as well as walk-in vaccinations available … Read more

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