Campaigning news

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A snap election to the Northern Ireland Assembly will take place on 2 March 2017. In the lead up to the election we’ve got the chance to get the voices of people with Parkinson’s heard.

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MPs and Peers have been talking about key issues for people with Parkinson's thanks to members of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Parkinson's.

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The Government won't continue its proposals to make local councils pay for Attendance Allowance, a benefit that supports 36,000 people with Parkinson's.

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On 17 November MPs called on the Government to delay cuts to Employment and Support Allowance until better support for applicants is in place.

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On 15 November people with Parkinson’s in Wales talked about speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy with Assembly Members.