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Independent Living Brian Hilton holding a banner about the Independent Living Fund

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
Activism and Campaigning Bemused limbless man shakes hands with woman, while four office colleagues look on

A disability charity has been criticised by disabled activists for ploughing its resources into an “embarrassing” and “hypocritical” new campaign that has cost nearly £1 million. Scope released a series of six comic sketches, produced in conjunction with Channel 4, which dramatised some of the embarrassing reactions and comments that disabled people have had