Sunderland campaigner fears benefit changes will see disabled lose out

Claire Parker, from Hendon, Sunderland is a campaign coordinator for the RNIB, she is worried about proposed changes to the Disability Living Allowance.

Claire Parker, from Hendon, Sunderland is a campaign coordinator for the RNIB, she is worried about proposed changes to the Disability Living Allowance.

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A CHARITY campaigner fears thousands of disabled people could lose out on benefits payments due to a shake-up.

The Sunderland branch of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is opposing the changes to Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and is being supported by Wearside MP Julie Elliott.

The Sunderland Central MP has written to Iain Duncan-Smith, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, to express her concern at the proposed reforms.

 

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