Activists take next step in fight against cuts

Scores of disabled activists have come together to plan the next stage of the fight against the government’s cuts to disability benefits and services.

Members of Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) heard from activists, politicians and celebrities and discussed their campaigning priorities.

DPAC was formed after its co-founders organised the first disabled people’s protest as part of the mainstream march against the cuts at last year’s Conservative Party conference in Birmingham.

John McArdle, co-founder of the campaign group Black Triangle, told DPAC’s first annual general meeting (AGM) in north London that he believed disabled anti-cuts activists “finally seem to be turning the corner”.

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