Tag Archives: ILF
Bonjour from Rouen, France!

Bonjour from Rouen, France!

I’m writing this post from a place called Rouen, in France, on a crazy adventure down to Asturias, in Spain, where I’m living for 10 weeks upon arrival. This article comes following the recent political discussions on social care funding. It also shows how much disabled people can do with the right support, and how […]

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ILF Social Care Consultation Announced

ILF Social Care Consultation Announced

In the past couple of weeks the ‘Future of the Independent Living Fund’ consultation was launched by the Department for Work and Pensions and Minister for Disabled People (Maria Miller). The proposal is that having already announced that no new applications will be received, and current recipients will remain unchanged until 2015. We now know […]

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One month before heartbreak

One month before heartbreak

Dear all elected officials and decision makers (at a national and local level) In light of the recent cuts to government spending, we (Martyn Sibley of London and Richard Currie of Manchester) are writing to convey our deep concern at the affects they will have on the disabled people of the UK. We are only […]

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ILF update

ILF update

I came across the below prose whereby a question was asked by Baroness Wilkins on the ILF closure. What are your thoughts? To ask Her Majesty’s Government what factors were considered in concluding that the Independent Living Fund is financially unsustainable; what alternatives have been explored; and whether the funding that is freed up by the […]

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