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Welfare Reform and Advice Support

9 Nov 2012 - 11:37 by Mike Wild

One of the dangers for me in writing a blog is that I'll end up writing only about things I'm angry about (there seems to be quite a lot at the moment) and it will become a terribly depressing read. However, I'm not going to apologise for the bleak picture I'm about to paint because it's what's really happening to people in our communities.

Impact of Welfare Reform - Report from CLES & Manchester CAB

9 Nov 2012 - 11:34 by Mike Wild

A report produced by Manchester CAB and the Centre for Local Economic Strategies on the impact in Manchester of the changes being made to welfare benefits, access to advice services and legal aid.

A summary version and the full report are both available to download below.

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Equalities Funding Programme Drop-In Sessions

12 Oct 2012 - 10:20 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council are proposing to change the way in which they spend the £600,000 of equality themed grant funding, including changing the criteria used to decide how to allocate grant funding.

Manchester City Council are asking for your views on these proposed changes, for further information, visit: www.manchestercommunitycentral.org/news/equalities-funding-review, the consultation closes on 31 October 2012 at midnight.

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Equalities Funding Review

28 Aug 2012 - 11:13 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council’s Third Sector team is looking at new ways of allocating equalities funding. By combining the Race, Disability, LGBT and Gender pots of funding the Council can achieve its equality targets more effectively.

The public consultation that runs from the end of August until the end of October will give organisations and the general public an opportunity to express their views on the review.

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