Dear Mr Miliband,
I do not profess to know an awful lot about politics. In fact I did not even really care about it much, as I always felt secure. I always knew that as a severely disabled person I would be protected and looked after.
However, since 2010 however this has changed.
I remember well the pledge made by David Cameron that, “those who need help the most would get it.” That was a lie.
The present government have attacked those who “need help the most” constantly and ferociously.
They have given us the Bedroom tax, cut back on the amount of support given (by depriving local councils of funds).
They have changed the qualifying criteria for Personal Independence Payment, stopped the Independent living fund, closed down Remploy factories, as well as changing the way people go for fitness assessments.
They have made severely disabled people wait, (in some…
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