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carers Allowance and Unpaid Carers

davegregson40davegregson40 Member Posts: 81 Pioneering
edited November 2020 in Carer's allowance
Dear Community Members 

Yesterday in Parliament the issue of Carers Allowance was raised by Liberal Democrat Leader ED Davey MP during Prime Ministers Questions but there was not a definitive answer from the Government and today of course has been carers awareness day. This is from the Yorkshire Evening Post om the


  • woodbinewoodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 4,382 Disability Gamechanger
    The true fact is that carers save the country billions £, I can understand Ed Davey taking this up as he has a disabled child and understands (although it has to be said that the same thing didn't work with Cameron), we are unlikely to see any positive moves on the issue in the short to medium term i'm sorry to say..
    "Putting a child into care, isn't caring for a child" (T.Rhattigan)
  • Tori_ScopeTori_Scope Posts: 4,956

    Scope community team

    Hi @davegregson40 :) Thanks for sharing this. Is there any way you could summarise what the article says? It's not accessible for screenreaders, and I'm also struggling to read what it says as a sighted person. 
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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger

    Thanks for sharing but i have no idea what it says because it's virtually impossible to read.
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  • Ross_ScopeRoss_Scope Posts: 4,097

    Scope community team

    Thanks for sharing this article, it seems interesting, but yes it isn't very accessible. 

    I think this may be the article you're referring to?
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