Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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URGENT - Big media opportunity tomorrow on Universal Credit

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Scope_PhilMarsh Community member Posts: 12 Courageous
Hi there,

Scope's Content Manager here. We've been approached by journalists at The Independent, ITN and Channel 5 who want to speak to a disabled person who has lost or is about to lose their disability premiums due to the transition to Universal Credit.

I understand that this is a very sensitive subject, however, our brilliant press team will be on hand to support you.

Please contact myself (phil.marsh@scope.org.uk) and Amy Byrne (amy.byrne@scope.org.uk) with a brief overview of your experiences and a recent photo of yourself that you'd be happy to be shared. There may also be some filming opportunities tomorrow.

Many of the journalists are working to a 5pm deadline - so do get in touch before then if you are interested.

Many thanks!
Phil

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