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Why we need disabled and Deaf playwrights and theatre makers

In reaction to the cuts in Access to Work and the Independent Living Fund, and inspired by Jenny Sealey’s Guardian article We Will Not Let Government Cuts Make Us Invisible,  30 more words

On Writing

Scotland leads the way on ILF

An extract from PAMIS e-News Spring 2015

‘Update on the Independent Living Fund – ILF

The UK ILF will close on the 30 June 2015.  Existing Scottish ILF recipients will continue to receive ILF payments from ILF Scotland, a newly formed company.  154 more words


Three things the new government needs to remember about disability - #100days100stories

Guest post by Josie from Bristol. Josie has a number of impairments which affect her health and mobility; she uses a powered wheelchair. She is sharing her story as part of our… 832 more words


The Disability Audit: the eight coalition policies that have hit disabled people

Listen to the Conservatives promise the electorate £12bn of social security cuts and you have an insight into the thinking that has plagued the last five years. 166 more words


The end of the Independent Living Fund is a cut too far for a decent society

There is a concept, introduced by the philosopher John Rawls, called the “veil of ignorance”. Writing about distributive justice (who gets what), Rawls’ argument was that the best way to ensure everyone in society were to be treated fairly would be for politicians to make decisions from behind this veil. 507 more words


Severely disabled people face disaster if the Independent Living Fund ends

Original post from The Guardian

‘………………Campaigners say closure of the Independent Living Fund will exacerbate ‘grave and systematic violation’ of disabled people’s rights

People with disabilities protest outside the Department of Work and Pensions, London. 647 more words


#SaveILF | Some musings on the Independent Living Fund

I’ve long supported the aims of Disabled People Against the Cuts  and I am proud that now I been accepted as a Full Member.

Last week, I joined their… 302 more words