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Hardest Hit: disabled people protest in October

On October 22 October disabled people, their families and friends will be taking to the streets in cities across the UK to protest against Government cuts to disability benefits and services, like DLA and ESA.

A national Hardest Hit demonstration and march was held in London in May and many people joined to protest against planned changes, but we know many more people weren’t able to travel that far on the day. 

October’s protest will take place all over the UK.

As a result of the protests, we want to see:

  • No cuts to services vital to disabled people.
  • Changes to DLA that do not make disabled people worse off.
  • An improved ESA assessment process.
  • A welfare system that supports people with the additional costs of living with a disability.

The London rally will meet at London Bridge Station at 11am and make the short walk to City Hall where there will be speeches and appeals.

For more information on the event go to www.hardesthit.org.uk or www.facebook.com/thehardesthit.

 

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