Campaign to protect Disability Benefits

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Disability Living Allowance was specifically named in the Emergency Budget as a benefit that was being targeted and where substantial savings could be made. Many groups/organisations representing the disabled people and carers are reporting that this has caused an immediate wave of anxiety and concern.

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Groups/organisations were contacted for a statement which was then added to the campaign blog. Responses so far have included......

Carers UK
PRTC
RADAR
Disability Alliance
Muscular Dystrophy Campaign
National Pensioners Convention
Anne Begg - Chair of works and pensions committee
TUC
NAS
NHS Consultants Association ....................................................... and others.

Further responses received will be added in due course.

Many comments from individuals have been added especially to the 1st two articles. Please feel free to add your own.

Article one (25)

Article 2 (54)
Fresh analysis of the coalition government's first Budget has concluded that low income families are among the biggest losers from the measures announced in June.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/ne ... 942261.stm

Campaign to protect Disability Benefits

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