A member of Britain’s wheelchair tennis squad for this summer’s Paralympics in London has spoken passionately about the importance of disability living allowance (DLA) to her and other disabled people.
Louise Hunt was speaking to Disability News Service as she was named in the ParalympicsGB team to compete at London 2012.
The announcement of the squad came just hours before disabled people gathered outside parliament to protest at how cuts to DLA are likely to make disabled people’s mobility even more difficult.
Hunt, who is 21 and has been playing tennis since she was five, said: “I think it is great that there are people who are standing up for us.”
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