Finding work for those with sight loss will benefit us all

Cherie Blair photographCherie Blair, Vision Foundation Vice President

We live in one of the world’s most vibrant cities. From its history and art galleries to Theatreland, restaurants, bars and shops, it’s not hard to see why Londoners are envied the world over.

But for the 200,000 blind or partially sighted people living in London, it can be an isolating place. And for the 40,000 of working age looking for a job, it can seem to be an exclusive club. That’s the equivalent of about 700 London buses full of people unable to find work. Not because they don’t have skills, or don’t want to work, but because they’re blind or partially sighted.

Continue reading Cherie’s blog post on the Evening Standard website.