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The UK, where those with the broadest shoulders bear the greatest burden

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,146

Monday 13 July 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

The progress of humanity has led to me enjoying and appreciating the comfort and security of living on Disability Living Allowance. 413 more words

DPAC to return to scene of high-profile protest

Original post from Disabled Go News


Disabled activists are planning a return to parliament next week, just a fortnight after they caused national headlines by trying to invade prime minister’s questions. 306 more words


Can you really call yourself an activist ?

We all have our pet hates, things that for some reason have struck a chord, a company, a government policy, fracking, housing, cuts, NHS….etc. What ever we have chosen to support it is one of a hundred and one things we could have chosen to take to task. 634 more words

‘If we don’t protect ILF funds we risk casting thousands back into institutional care’

Original post from Community Care

‘…………By Neil Taggart, director of operations, FitzRoy

The closure of the Independent Living Fund means disability organisations are needed now more than ever to ensure decades of progress are not lost, writes FitzRoy’s Neil Taggart… 552 more words


It's ok to insult, humiliate and abuse the poor in Tory Britain!

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,140

Tuesday 07 July 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

The message is loud and clear, anyone who is poor, down on their luck, out of a job, sick or disabled, living in council or social housing or homeless, not a millionaire or inheritor of wealth, doesn’t aspire to home ownership and a life of debt, is a loser and a burden on tax paying, hard working, people. 379 more words

Cuts are coming...

Karen ‘Wills’ Smith- *Not my words but please share*

As the ’emergency budget’ approaches on Wednesday there are a lot of worried and scared people. With the cessation of the Independent Living Fund last week, a LOT of disabled people now have little/no access to work – people who WANT to work! 495 more words


Independent Living Fund: What is going to happen now?

Original post from Disabled Go News


Tuesday was the last day of the Independent Living Fund. But what is it and who will be affected? 1,092 more words