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Wales ‘behind’ on independence for disabled people


24 May 2011 Last updated at 16:33

Wales trails the UK in helping disabled people to live independently in the community, says a charity.

Disability Wales told a Westminster inquiry that the lack of a Welsh strategy on independent living disadvantages disabled people.

The inquiry is discussing whether changes to the law are needed.

A Welsh Government spokesperson said that improving services for disabled people across Wales remained a priority.

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