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News from Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis on the agenda at party conferences

Arthritis Research UK team on the stand

The policy, public affairs and campaigns team has been raising recognition of arthritis at four key political party conferences: Liberal Democrats, Labour, Conservatives and the Scottish National Party.


Committee of MPs launch new inquiry into benefits

On the 29th September, the Work and Pensions Committee, launched a new inquiry where they will investigate how the application, assessment and appeals processes are working for Employment Support Allowance and Personal Independence Payments.

Catherine Manning (Arthritis Research UK campaigner) and Babara Keeley MP

Raising the profile of long term conditions in Parliament

On Monday 11th September, our Policy and Public Affairs team attended a Parliamentary drop-in to help MPs understand more about the needs of people with long term conditions.

Gentleman looking a paperwork with a small child

Get a grip on PIP

A new report released on 14 September 2017 demonstrates the huge problems which many people experience when trying to access Personal Independence Payments.

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