Click on the title.4.1.1 We are very concerned about the numbers of disabled people taking their own lives and the connection that these deaths have with the budget cuts. There have been several recent suicides among disabled people across the UK that appear to have been as a direct consequence of people losing or not qualifying for disability and housing benefits. We are concerned that the suicide rate connected to cuts to these benefits will rise as the effects of the proposed Welfare Reform Bill, once implemented, are felt.
Wednesday, 14 December 2011
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