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BBC News - Independent Living Fund closure ruled lawful
"Funding will be transferred to councils, but there will be no guarantee that the money will be used to support disabled people to live independently, or that former ILF users will receive the same levels of support, given the pressures on local authority finances." [...] The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has previously warned that closure of the fund will "result in loss of dignity and independence for many ILF recipients". It says that some 18,000 severely disabled people risk losing essential funding in breach of the UK's international commitments to support disabled people. ... [We are all in this together ... right ...]
Social  Services  austerity  fairness  Gerechtigkeit  disabled  human  decency  George  Osborne  David  Cameron  general  election  2015  UK  dignity  society  Gini  coefficient  inequality 
december 2014 by asterisk2a

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