This cartoon relates to the Independent Living Bill which is currently going through Parliament, ably promoted by Jack Asley and Jane Campbell. Crippen pulled the idea for this cartoon from Jane’s speech in the House of Lords before Christmas. A lot of Jane's own experiences as a Disabled person, and those of other people she has contact with, were included in her speech. This ensured that those members who were listening, related it directly to the lives of Disabled people and allowed it through without opposition.
Posted by Dave Lupton, 1 January 2008
Last modified by Dave Lupton, 7 February 2009