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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


Independent Living Fund

A response to my email to Ed Miliband MP regarding the closure of the Independent Living Fund *(ILF).

‘Thank you for contacting Ed Miliband about the Independent Living Fund. 442 more words


Protect the Independent Living Fund

Ed Miliband MP
House of Commons

06 February 2014

Dear Mr Miliband,

I cannot imagine what you must be thinking, planning to close the Independent Living Fund if you win the general election. 357 more words

Access to Work: the cut the DWP don't want disabled people to know about

You’d be forgiven for having missed the current mess of Access to Work – the fund delivered through Jobcentre Plus that pays for practical support, from computer software to support workers, for disabled people at work. 583 more words