Category archives: General news

Members, please remember to book on to our 2 day AGM conference! The event aims to help members to campaign in their local area and work together to have a stronger voice. It will also include the People First AGM. Please download the booking form on this link and if you need any help then… Read more »

Call for Evidence on Employment

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Disability is asking for information about how the Government can meet its aim of cutting the disability employment gap in half. Please answer all of the questions that you can in the Easy Read document below. The All Party Parliamentary Group on Disability have decided to push back the… Read more »

Law Commission: Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Update

Below is an update from the Law Commission about the consultation that they ran in 2015. It was about making the law work better for people who sometimes cannot make decisions, this is called not having capacity. This can mean that sometimes people have to stay in a hospital or get treatment and care and… Read more »

The EU Referendum: Register to vote and how to vote

As you may know, the EU referendum is happening on Thursday the 23rd June. This is to decide whether the UK stays a member of the European Union or leaves. Firstly you can only vote if you are on the electoral register, this is a list of everyone who is allowed to vote. If you… Read more »

The Cuts Impact Action Now Research Report

The Report was written after a joint research project that we ran with Inclusion Barnet. The research looked at the impact of cuts and changes to benefits and services in Barnet on people with learning difficulties. The launch fo the Cuts Impact Action Now Report at the Inclusion Barnet Annual General Meeting was a success…. Read more »

Launch of Cuts Impact Action Now Report

We will be launching the report of our research project Cuts Impact Action Now (CIAN) at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Inclusion Barnet. The AGM will be on Tuesday 26th January, 2pm-5pm at Greek Cypriot Centre, Britannia Road, North Finchley. The CIAN report looks at the big picture of how cuts to benefits and… Read more »

Access to Work Survey

There have been big changes to Access to Work. We need to be able to show decision makers and politicians what is happening. Please answer some questions written by the Stop Changes Team and tell us about your experiences with Access to Work. Fill in this survey online or download the Easy Read version here.

Our new picture bank

Coming soon! People First has been working very hard on a new picture bank for using when putting documents into Easy Read. For more information about this please go to: Easy Read One-Stop Shop

New website

Our new website was funded by Awards for All so that we can get more information out to people with learning difficulties. This website is important so that we can campaign in a better way and share more information. If you have any ideas or anything that you would like to see on our website,… Read more »

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