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Independent Living Rhian Davies speaking at a lectern, with a BSL interpreter beside her
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The ruling Labour government in Wales has been accused of “selling disabled people down the river”, after deciding that local authorities will be handed all financial responsibility for supporting former recipients of the Independent Living Fund (ILF). The Welsh government has decided that, after a short transition period, the £27 million-a-year provided by the
Independent Living Brian Hilton holding a banner about the Independent Living Fund
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The government’s failure to ring-fence the funding it is handing to local authorities following the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) is leading to a “postcode lottery” of support for former ILF-recipients, according to new user-led research. Information secured by Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) through freedom of information requests to
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