The cuts are hideous. There have been protests and petitions and a growing argument within the disability movement about the nature of activism. For me, Bedding Out also asks is getting angry and shouting the only way to affect change?
Surely, if doctors provide false declarations on behalf of their patients, they should be named and shamed and punished just as severely as those 'disabled' people who fiddle the system? Wouldn't such an outcome deter rogue doctors from providing false evidence?
The government are putting tens of thousands of disabled people through unnecessary suffering and anxiety by casting such uncertainty about whether or not they will be able to continue to live independently and have the vital resources that they need.