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Message to disabled people regarding Owen Smith MPs Leadership bid

I have copied this statement from Liza Van Zyl, a disability rights activist who has highlighted the Tory-lite mantra of Owen Smith MP who wants to get Labour elected at any cost, even if this means morphing into a right-wing media whore with no substance. 582 more words

Message of support to Jeremy Corbyn

A few weeks ago I emailed Ellen Clifford from Disabled People Against Cuts after she called for assistance with a report she is writing on the impact of the closure of the Independent Living Fund. 535 more words

What now after all the bile and hate?

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,473

Friday 24 June 2016.

Dear Mr Cameron,

I don’t suppose all the referendum sound and the fury is over yet, it seems a whole lot of rage and bile has been released over a lot of mights and maybe’s and don’t we just love a good fight over anything that is largely conjecture. 537 more words

Keith Lindsay-Cameron

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

Barnsley