What does saving Independent Living Fund really mean?

What does saving Independent Living Fund really mean?This week sees yet another high court case against the government’s decision to close the Independent Living Fund (ILF) and transfer the money to local authorities. I have previously written about the problems with the fund and why the fund should close, and so now I wish to … Continue reading What does saving Independent Living Fund really mean?

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‘Atos Declares Coma Patients Fit’ and Other Disability Related Welfare Urban Myths

Since the start of the welfare reforms in 2010, I have noticed a number of urban myths being created which I would like to unpick for a moment. I say urban myths as the examples I will give are shortcut statements that appear to have no origin or have any meaningful evidence to support them. … Continue reading ‘Atos Declares Coma Patients Fit’ and Other Disability Related Welfare Urban Myths