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DENW AGM 19th November 2014

Posted by Mark Buckley on Tue 28/10/14. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

We will be holding our AGM on 19th November 2014.  Details can be found in the attachment below.

Please not our AGM is primarily for our membership to reappoint its Trustees.

Places are limited so please contact our office Manager Steve Dickson.


AGM Flier info

Dr Paul Gray - Review of PIP

Posted by Mark Buckley on Tue 21/10/14. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

DWP appoints Paul Gray to carry out independent review of personal independence payment.

The DWP has appointed Paul Gray CB, chair of the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC), to carry out the first independent review of PIP during its first two years of operations.

In a written statement, Minister for Disabled People Mike Penning said -

‘The review will provide valuable independent insight into the how the assessment process is operating in its early stages.’

Here in Preston, DENW together with Preston Learning Disability Forum and the Independent Community Advocacy Network have submitted a joint response drawn from our experience of PIP over the last 18 months.

You can download a copy from the link below.

Our joint submission to the Gray Review of PIP

Preston Pride 2014

Posted by Des Butler on Tue 30/09/14. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

Preston Pride took place in Preston Town Centre on Saturday.

This years's theme was "Heroes" and the event heard speakers Stuart Rutlidge, Lancashire Police and our own CEO, Melanie Close.

Here are some photos:

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