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DLA reform - your opinions are sought by Disability Alliance (UK)

Discussion in 'Social Security / Disability Benefits' started by daisy246, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. daisy246

    daisy246 Registered

    DLA reform - your opinions are sought by Disability Alliance (UK) charity
    Some of you may know that the government is bringing in a new system in order to cut costs of disability support by 20%, starting 2013.

    If you already receive DLA, or think you might have to apply in future, then you may like to participate in the Disability Alliance (UK charity) DLA reform . They are not a government body, but lobby them on our behalf over disability matters. They are asking for our comments on the proposed changes, which we can give anonymously. I took part in a consultation once before - it's not as highbrow as it sounds and you can just comment on whatever aspect you choose, there is no obligation to answer specific questions.

    Sorry to bring this up at Christmas time, but the Disability Alliance needs your comments by 11 February to collate and present them to government, and the government needs your comments by 14 February if you choose to respond direct to them. That's just six weeks away, hence this post now so you can have it in the back of your mind ready for when the brain fog clears!
     
  2. TracyJN

    TracyJN Registered

    Thanks Daisy, I have just completed the survey. I think it's important to have our views heard. I know if I lost my DLA I could no longer afford to work and I would lose my independence.
     
  3. keebler

    keebler Moderator

    bumping this up
    Love,
    Lyn
     
  4. daisy246

    daisy246 Registered

    That's great Tracy, you were really quick off the mark! All we can do is keep our fingers crossed that the coalition will play fair. Isn't it awful, knowing that so many important aspects of our lives depend on other people, it's bad enough dealing with the logistics of our medical problems! Thanks.
     
  5. daisy246

    daisy246 Registered

    Many thanks Lyn!
     

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