16th January 2018

REMINDER: Joint Member Meeting – SIBF and Haemophilia Scotland, Saturday 20th January 2018

This is a reminder to members of the notice we published on 18th December, the Forum is holding a Joint Member Meeting with Haemophilia Scotland on: […]
9th January 2018

David Lidington replaces Damian Green as Cabinet Secretary in charge of setting up Public Inquiry

David Lidington replaces Damain Green to become Cabinet Office minister and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. This means he replaces Damian Green as the government’s […]
24th December 2017

‘A Person with ethics – is such a person to be found?’ – Member reactions to the Public Inquiry

The plot thickens. Cabinet Office minister, Damian Green, who has been forced to resign after an apparent hatchet job; and by so doing he leaves the […]
21st December 2017

For those that did not qualify for Personal Independence Payments (PIP)

As we have mentioned on the website (http://www.sibf.org.uk/sibf-representation-on-scottish-and-uk-benefits-panels/), the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is looking at the situation of people who have a viral […]
21st December 2017

PM announces Inquiry to be Chaired by Judge supported by a Panel

The Government has just released a Written Ministerial Statement on the inquiry (see here). It confirms it will be led by a Judge as Chair but […]
20th December 2017

Update from the Cabinet Office

Today we received an update from the Cabinet Office of the key points which were discussed at all three meetings over the last 2 weeks. These […]