Whilst Iain Duncan Smith rants at disabled people to get a job, the changes being made to Access To Work will make this impossible for many. That won’t stop people’s benefits being slashed however. Some sick and disabled people are now being plunged into desperate poverty, with no way out. It is little wonder that benefit claimants and disabled people are now openly calling Iain Duncan Smith a murderer.
A march is taking place in London on Saturday (26th Sept) to protest against the cuts to the Access To Work scheme. According to the organisers:
“Changes to Access to Work mean that Deaf, Deaf blind and hard of hearing and disabled people are being restricted to unrealistic budgets for support that does not meet their needs. The budgets are insufficient to fund qualified interpreters and personal assistants and prevent personal choice or control, placing jobs at risk.
“The introduction of arbitrary rules has changed the relationship between Access to Work and the individuals it supports. Deaf and disabled people are no longer being acknowledged as the experts in their own access needs and issues and problems they raise are being ignored.
“Please stop the changes to Access to Work support for BSL users and disabled people.”
The march will be gathering at Old Palace Yard, Westminster, SW1P 3JY at 12pm on Saturday 26th September. Please help spread the word and share the facebook page.
For more info visit: http://stopchanges2atw.com/
And don’t forget the Fuck Parade on Saturday night in Shoreditch!
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