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Ditch disability benefits cuts

Parkinson's UK Protest at Houses of Parliament on budget day to save ESA

People with Parkinson's rely on financial support to stay independent and in control.

We're campaigning to stop harmful disability benefits cuts and changes from impacting people with Parkinson's.

Fighting for a fairer assessment system

We're delighted that the Government has announced that there are no further plans to make welfare savings in this parliament.

This is a fantastic success due in part to our campaigning, alongside other charities.

However, we will continue to campaign for a fairer assessment system for disability benefits that really understand Parkinson's. And ensure that future changes to the benefits system do not negatively impact people with the condition, or their carers.

Further changes to Employment and Support Allowance

In October 2016, the Government proposed to change the way people with Parkinson's and other long-term conditions and disabilities are supported, with a greater focus on getting people into work and changing the way Employment and Support Allowance is provided.

We're concerned these changes will make it harder for people with Parkinson's, who are too unwell to work, to get the support they need.

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