Afzal Rahman, Policy Researcher - Families, Welfare and Work team

New Citizens Advice research on the health and disability gap

Tom MacInnes, Head of Data Analysis

The government is committed to reducing the disability employment gap – but differences by age, geography and qualification show that disabled people face a double disadvantage

Pippa Banham, Advice Session Supervisor, Ipswich and District CAB

With record numbers of sanctions hitting the headlines, Ipswich District Citizens Advice Bureau (IDCAB) wanted to tackle disability discrimination and the high levels of sanctions experienced by disabled claimants. The Citizens Advice campaign to make Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) fit for work is now entering its fifth month and focusing on issues around mandatory…