Members Meeting Friday 4th April

Looking forward to members meeting where we will hear from David Webster  (Glasgow University) about his analysis of DWP sanction statistics on Friday and from Saima  Akhtar (West Lothian Council Advice Shop) on the subject of the bedroom tax. We also have  Julia Mabruk from Positive Action in Housing and  Zandra Yeaman from Coalition for Racial Equality […]

Sanctions – What’s a WRO to do?

A sanction does not just mean that someone loses income for a period of time. The wider ramifications of a sanction are felt by the individual, their family, community and the also by organisations they come into contact with. Advice agencies are fire-fighting and the fear must be that we hit a brick wall as […]

Next NAWRA meeting 28th February.

NAWRA will meet at the Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James St, Sheffield, S1 2EW from 9.30am (for a 10am start) until 4pm on Friday 28th February.  There will be a mix of participatory workshops, guest speakers and a chance to meet fellow welfare rights advisers. This meeting will also serve as our AGM. If […]