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Government’s failure to ring-fence ILF funding ‘is leading to postcode lottery’

The government’s failure to ring-fence the funding it is handing to local authorities following the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) is leading to a “postcode lottery” of support for former ILF-recipients, according to new user-led research. 326 more words

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Dealing with Tory inflicted trauma

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,376

Saturday 19 March 2016.

Dear Mr Cameron,

The trouble with maintaining a lie is that it takes so much work. 591 more words

Keith Lindsay-Cameron

Osborne’s budget sparks anger, fear… and a resignation

This week’s budget – which confirmed cuts of more than £1 billion a year to disabled people’s support, while awarding huge giveaways to high earners – has sparked almost universal anger among disabled people. 1,047 more words


Government agrees four more years of ILF transition cash for councils

The government has agreed to fund former users of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) in England for the next four years, following months of campaigning pressure from disabled activists. 1,001 more words


Written statement by the Welsh Government

Future Arrangements in Wales to Support Former Independent Living Fund Recipients

By Mark Drakeford AM, Minister for Health and Social Services

Members will know from my Written Statement of 13 March last year that following the outcome of the UK Government’s spending review, I was to reconsider the options for providing long term support to those in Wales who used to receive payments from the Independent Living Fund (ILF). 678 more words

Letter to Ian Lucas MP for Wrexham

Dear Ian

Hope you are well and good to see you, Lesley and Carwyn at the Racecourse the other week – such a shame about the performance and result [ 251 more words