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Good Riddance to the ILF


Well, here we are at the end of the ILF era. It’s a key date, destined to be part of UK disability history.

Reading the news, watching lobbying in Parliament and perusing social network comments, you would think everyone using the fund wanted it back. 724 more words

Health

THE STRENGTH OF THE VULNERABLE

by Jack Brindelli

“I was taken aback at how brutal the police were,” begins Marion Fallon, a local anti-cuts activist from Norwich, and eye-witness to the events of Wednesday June 24th. 1,221 more words

Politics

ILF: New £20m Fund To Support Disabled People In Wales

A new £20m fund to support more than 1,600 disabled people in Wales with their care needs comes into operation today, following the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) by the UK Government. 264 more words

Cuts

Government imposed conditionality denies Motability to severely disabled people who most need it

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,134

Wednesday 01 July 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

I really have to wonder just who the hell you think you are? 417 more words

The cuts are killing

An estimated 68,000 have died as a result of the Austerity cuts in Great Britain. Today, the Independent Living Fund will end. From now on support will come from local authorities from non-ring fenced transitional funding from the government leaving many without support. 12 more words

Cuts

The Ivory Trade.

Today Grenouille had the first of several badly misaligned teeth extracted, preparatory to some heavy-duty orthodontistry. G was totally hardcore about it, dispensed with the nitrous oxide and went straight for numbing gel and cocaine solution. 204 more words