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My disabled daughter has £57 per week to live on

What more is there left to cut in your budget George Osborne?

The reality of her not being able to live at home is causing me to cry as I write this – nobody wants this situation, but it is our reality

At the end of June of this year our learning disabled autistic daughter who has a profound developmental delay and behaviours that challenge, has to leave her residential school, where she is currently living, because they can’t manage her needs.

In effect she will be homeless.

The Clinical Commissioning Group have said they will fund her care which will require carers initially so at least she will have someone with her 24 hours a day, but everything else will require benefits.

Controversial social care cuts likely to be ditched

but Norfolk council tax bills would rise to cover cost

15:12 25 January 2016

Hundreds take to the streets of Norwich for mental health cuts protest

Demonstrators at the March for Mental Health demonstration in Norwich. Credit: Nick O’Brien.

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Norwich today to protest against cuts to mental health services.

The march was organised by Norfolk and Suffolk Mental Health Crisis, a campaign group set up by front-line health staff and people who rely on the support of the NHS.

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