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Save the Independent Living Fund - join the campaign!

Save the Independent Living Fund postcardLast month, disabilities minister Mike Penning announced a second attack on the Independent Living Fund, which is a the fund that severely disabled people use to pay for the extra carer hours they need to live independent lives. Penning says the fund will be closed in June 2015.

Last year, disabled people and campaigners had a major victory when the court of appeal overturned a 2012 government decision to close the fund.

The campaign has begun again. There will be more news and details to follow.

In the meantime, here are some of the ways that you can join the campaign to save the ILF:

The “Save The Independent Living Fund” postcard campaign is supported by GMCDP, ALLFIE, DPAC, Inclusion London and Equal Lives.

More to follow soon.


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