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OPIN-2018-0094 The future of the Welsh Independent Living Grant (e) Tabled on 18/06/2018

This Assembly:

1. Notes the cuts suffered by local authorities over recent years, and the squeeze on social services budgets across Wales.

2. Further notes that article 19 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities states how people with disabilities should have “choices equal to others”.

3. Commends the Scottish Government on introducing a successful Independent Living Fund that is trusted and has a national criteria.

4. Believes that the Welsh Independent Living Grant should be retained as a national funding package with a national criteria, ensuring the recipients independence, along the lines of ILF Scotland.


Bethan Jenkins South Wales West
Subscribed on: 20/06/2018
Dai Lloyd South Wales West
Subscribed on: 19/06/2018
Janet Finch-Saunders Aberconwy
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Leanne Wood Rhondda
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Mandy Jones North Wales
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Neil McEvoy South Wales Central
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Rhun ap Iorwerth Ynys Môn
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Sian Gwenllian Arfon
Subscribed on: 18/06/2018
Simon Thomas Mid and West Wales
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Suzy Davies South Wales West
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