Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

As ever, please make sure that your comments remain respectful of other people's opinions and keep to our online community house rules.

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TonyCH
TonyCH Community member Posts: 13 Listener
edited February 2023 in Work and employment
My son is 47 with Asperger syndrome (among other disabilities). he has worked for the same company for 25 years. Sadly it looks very much like he's going to get the sack, for reasons I will not go into at the moment.  I am 80 next year and disabled myself and  my wife and I are finding it hard to cope with it all. I've been told he will not get any form of benefit if he is dismissed, is this correct? where can we go for help? we have power of attorney over his finance and health as he has no idea about normal day to day living and does not interact with people and has just shut himself away in his bedroom.
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