ILF Benefits Changes Hit Most Vulnerable People with Disabilities- tell your MP

We were dismayed to learn of changes to the benefits system, which could hit those who need benefits the most.

The Independent Living Fund was designed to give people with disabilities better lives. Thousands of Scots with disabilities have used ILF to fund new lives in their own homes after decades of living in institutions. But, changes to the criteria mean that new applicants will only be eligible if they work more than 16 hours per week. Of the thousands who currently receive ILF- fewer than 10 would be eligible if they were to apply under the new rules. This is tantamount to scrapping the benefit altogether.

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