Engagement


15

Jun 2017

Reductions in Care Services

EDA has been contacted by a number of people who are are starting to see reductions in the number of support or care hours they are receiving and consequent reductions in the amount paid into their direct payment. Some clients are also being notified of increases in their assessed financial contribution but have not received a breakdown of the contribution. EDA has been supporting individuals...

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International Day Event 3rd December 2016

09

Jan 2017

International Day Event 3rd December 2016

On Saturday 3rd December EDA’s staff team, volunteers and supporters gathered in Edmonton Green to brave the cold weather and celebrate the UN’s I,  . The day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and gain support for the rights, dignity, equity and wellbeing of disabled people. This year there was a specific emphasis on laying foundations for greater inclusion and the removal of...

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Council Tax Consultation

07

Dec 2016

Council Tax Consultation

The Council is currently out to consultation on a proposed change to the Council Tax Support Scheme. The proposed change to the scheme from 2017/18 would see the percentage contribution that working age recipients pay towards their council tax, increase from 25 to 26.5 per cent. Eligible pensioners, war widows, disabled people and a number of other groups would be exempt from paying. As part...

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