We're still here - and still fighting! / 4 January 2015
Following the loss of our court case in December against the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) you'd be forgiven for thinking that we've given up the fight.
WRONG - we're still here and we're still as determined as ever to get the government see sense and keep the ILF for those disabled people that need it.
WE plan to let politicians know we are still here and are neither going away nor allowing ourselves to become prisoners in institutions or our own homes. Our place is in the community alongside our family, friends and neighbours and we're fighting to stay.
We're therefore planning a further series of mass actions in London in 2015 in an attempt to save the ILF. The first of these is to be held at 1.30pm on TUESDAY 6TH JANUARY at the House of Commons. We will meet in the central hall (just through security) and suggest people arrive for 1.00pm to allow time to get through security.
We need as many disabled people and their supporters to join us for this mass visit to parliament. We need you to be THERE and be SEEN.
Join us for a lobby of parliament on January 6th 2015. Let’s kick off Revenge Tour campaigning (2015) by making sure we let politicians know we are still here and are neither going away, nor allowing ourselves to become prisoners in institutions or our own homes.
Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) are offering to help with specific access needs or help towards travel costs. You can contact them by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SEE YOU ALL THERE!