Mar 232016
 

DPAC members and allies from Winvisible, Occupy London, Unite the Resistance and other groups Occupied the Lobby of Parliament today:

Disabled People Against the Cuts Lobby Parliament (Credit Global Women’s Strike)

Video by Alison Playford showing  the police response to the protest

BBC reporter forced off air amid DPAC disability rally in parliament (thanks to Christopher Lawton)

Ellen Clifford being interviewed by BBC News the day after the protest

London 360 Interview protestors

Buzzfeed Article: “Disability Campaigners Protested Against George Osborne’s Cuts Outside PMQs

Guardian Article “BBC reporter forced off air amid disability rally in parliament

ITV News “Campaigners hold protest in House of Commons lobby

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  6 Responses to “DPAC Occupy the Lobby of Parliament During #PMQs #NoEsaCut #CutOsborne”

  1. A magnificent effort by all the protesters and organisers of the occupation. You should all be very proud of yourselves for really putting yourselves on the line on behalf of the countless thousands of sick and disabled people who weren’t able to attend. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
    I will donate to DPAC right now.

  2. Have shared this on twitter and on aspiblog.wordpress.com, and urge everyone to share as widely as possible. There were BBC and ITV crews there yesterday but they were prevented from filming on Cameron’s orders.

  3. What another excellent representation by DPAC, as to how the Conservatives have treated people with disabilities in the last 6 or so years; Daily Politics even made a reference to your demonstation; maybe you should contact them, and ask if you can go on to their programme! Well done to everyone involved.

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