cuts news stories:
Birmingham City Council forced to rethink cuts to social care as plans deemed 'unlawful'
21 April 2011
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign has today welcomed a decision by judges who have ruled that Birmingham City Council's plans to limit social care for disabled people are unlawful.
Government advisory committee questions disability reforms
1 March 2011
Independent Living Fund to be phased out by 2015
16 December 2010
The Government has announced that the Independent Living Fund (ILF) which supports more than 21,000 people with severe disabilities is to be phased out by 2015.
National survey exposes social barriers to equality
14 December 2010
Children and young people in residential colleges to lose DLA mobility component
9 December 2010
Many disabled children and young people with disabilities will be left unable to travel to and from school and could be marooned in their own homes due to the Government's decision to end access to transport help for young people in residential education.