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Press Office

Contact our Press Office

For media enquiries call 07590 929 441 (this number is for journalists only, it is not an advice or enquiry line).

Our press and media releases are listed in the yearly archives on the left hand side of this page.

Our press releases for 2018 are listed below in subject order.


Disability Rights UK named as charity of the year - 13 February 2018

More than £1 million for 10 new DRILL research projects led by disabled people - 18 January 2018

1. Independent living: getting a life

We welcome Public Accounts Committee findings on continuing healthcare funding - 17 January 2018

DR UK partnership with CQC and the Tell Us About Your Care project extended - 12 January 2018


DR UK welcomes the Govt review of 1.6 million PIP cases but... - 30 January 2018

DR UK welcomes Govt decision not to appeal PIP psychological distress judgement - 19  January 2018

Government reject recommendation to automatically send PIP claimants their assessment report - 15 January 2018

What we would like to see from Esther McVey - 9 January 2018

Around 75,000 claimants have been underpaid ESA but won’t get all their money back - 4 January 2018

2. Career opportunities – getting work, education and skills


3. Influencing public attitudes and behaviours