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Save the Independent Living Fund: join the party and picnic this Friday!

Following their very successful and widely-reported direct action at Westminster Abbey grounds on Saturday, Disabled People Against Cuts continue with their fight to save the all-important… 694 more words

Activism

Shame Of The Church of England: Dean of Westminster Allows Hundreds of Police To Attempt Stamp Out Of Disabled People’s Peaceful Protest

The leadership of the Church of England showed themselves to have the morals of sewer rats today after hundreds of police were drafted in to prevent a peaceful protest by disabled campaigners. 789 more words

News

Standing around doing not very much declared best use of police time

The Metropolitan Police has officially confirmed that its police officers best serve the public when told to loiter around disabled people with their hands in their pockets. 387 more words

Satire

Disabled Protesters Heading Back To DWP As Fight To Save Independent Living Heats Up

The fight to save the Independent Living Fund (ILF) is heating up with a fresh court challenge to this needless cut which could lead to some disabled people being institutionalised to save money. 448 more words

Welfare Reform

Save DSA, the ILF, the NHS, the DLA criteria, ESA without cutting it, funding for social care, and all other community support

Seeing the student movement rallying around saving DSA (disabled students allowance) is excellent. Here at Royal Holloway, the SU (Students’ Union) and the Principal have both sent letters condemning the cuts to it, and the SU have requested a meeting with the local MP. 644 more words