Hackney faces fresh criticism over Council Tax Support cuts

Hackney Citizen highlights Z2K’s concerns that the research commissioned by Hackney Council prior to its cut to Council Tax Support didn’t examine the impact on disabled and unemployed residents.

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From left to right: Jim Widdowson, Marsha de Cordova MP, Franklyn Jaffier
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My experience of disability benefits assessments, and what needs to change

This week, experts by experience Jim Widdowson and Franklyn Jaffier spoke on the panel of an event in parliament highlighting the inadequacies of current disability benefits assessments, hosted by MP Marsha de Cordova alongside Z2K.

In the following blog, Jim shares some of his experiences of navigating the social security system as a disabled person, laying clear the urgent need for reform.

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