Mary Woodley's (right) 24-hour care was previously paid for by the ILF
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Fears as government's Independent Living fund closes

Thousands of the most severely disabled people in England face an uncertain future as a specialist government fund closes.

The Independent Living Fund will now be managed by local councils, to distribute as they see fit.

But the BBC has learned that less than a third of them say the money will be ring-fenced for those who currently rely on it.

Judith Moritz reports.

  • 29 Jun 2015
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