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Disability News Service: Welsh government ignores social care funding crisis… in independent living action plan #SaveWILG

The following is an article written by John Pring on his excellent Disability News Service website. This can be accessed by clicking here.  I have been put in a difficult position following the publication of the Welsh Government’s new framework on independent living – Action On Disability – The Right to Independent Living. I have …

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Disability News Service: Failure to extend ILF transition funding would be ‘another nail in coffin’ #SaveWILG

Following the positive news from the Welsh Government in providing an independent reassessment for WILG recipients should they be unhappy with the reassessment from local authorities, comes more uncertainty. I had been looking forward to spending the rest of my life without having to worry about the ability to live my life independently. However, the …

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Statement from #SaveWILG Campaign at the #Right2IL Campaign launch

On April 25th, the #Right2IL Campaign was launched in Parliament. Unfortunately, I could not be there so I wrote the following which was read out by my good friend and comrade, Ellen Clifford. Apparently, the message was well-received. I am looking forward to playing my part in the fight for the rights of disabled people …

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BBC Report: Wales disability support cuts: Care to be re-assessed in July #SaveWILG

The following article was written by Paul Martin and published by the BBC. I take no credit for this piece, apart from the contribution of quotes. The article can also be read on the BBC website by clicking here.   Re-assessments of severely disabled people unhappy with their care packages will not begin before July. The …

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Wrexham man’s disability campaign will lead to thousands of lives being improved #SaveWILG

The following article was taken from the Leader Live website. I am claiming no credit for writing this article which also appears in the Leader newspaper.  ***  Improvements have been made to the way care is delivered for more than 1,000 disabled people in Wales to help ensure they get the support they need to …

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Disability News Service: ‘Delight’ over breakthrough on Welsh independent living scheme closure #SaveWILG

The following article is taken from the Disability News Service website and was written by John Pring. I am taking no credit for the writing of this article and urge readers to visit the Disability News Service website. You can do so by clicking here.  *** Disabled campaigners have welcomed measures that aim to address …

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Welsh Independent Living Grant (WILG): Policy Reversal #SaveWILG

The following article was taken from the Rhydian pages and has been written by Luke Clements and Ann James. Many thanks to them for their support throughout the  #SaveWILG campaign.< *** February 12, 2019admin Julie Morgan, Deputy Health and Social Services Minister, has announced a major change to the process of winding down the WILG.  …

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