Think of this: a plan to ‘warehouse’ disabled people. What kind of nation is Britain becoming?

If you want a symbol of this country’s shredded safety net, look no further than Mark in Bristol.

For the past 30 years Mark, who has cerebral palsy, has lived in his accessible bungalow with the support of personal assistants. That care package has enabled the 58-year-old to build a life at the heart of his community: from being a governor at the local school and training as a social worker, to holding a season ticket for his beloved Bristol City football club, “It’s more despair than joy,” he smiles.

Read Frances Ryan’s full article on this link to The Guardian

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