Jul 022014

Upcoming actions:
Friday 4th July 2pm: Independent Living Tea Party – Caxton House, Tothill St, London, SW1 #SaveILF
Friday 4th July 3pm: LET THEM EAT CAKE? No to all sanctions! Fri 4th July, 3-5pm Peckham Jobcentre.
Tuesday 8th July 12-2pm: Vigil for the WCA Judicial Review  High Court, London
Wednesday 9th July 1pm: Legal Challenge to PIP descriptors, Birmingham – Vigil
Thursday 10th July 11.30am: Peoples’ Assembly Strike day demo: Assemble: 11:30am, BBC HQ, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA.
Busy, ain’t we!

Early Day Motion 197

The forever excellent John McDonnell MP has supported us once again and raised an EDM (number 197) about the Westminster Abbey Protest last Saturday

That this House congratulates Disabled People Against the Cuts (DPAC) and ILF Fight Back and Occupy London for their protest on 28 June 2014 occupying the grounds of Westminster Abbey and calling on the Government to halt its plans to abolish the Independent Living Fund in view of the impact this would have in undermining the potential of disabled people living independent and full lives within the community; regrets the refusal of the Dean of Westminster Abbey to even talk to the disabled protesters; but lends its support to DPAC and ILF Fightback’s ongoing campaign to save the Independent Living Fund.”

You can view EDM197 here.

Please support us by contacting your MP by email or twitter to ask them to sign up to it.

Remember that EDMs are usually only signed by backbench MPs and not ministers, shadow ministers and parliamentary private secretaries.

Here is a video clip of John McDonnell’s speech to the house of commons on the ILF Protest


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