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Many sick and disabled people are very fearfull of the proposed 'Welfare Reform Bill' felling that it is unfair to punish the weakest in society for a situation brought about largely by the greed of rich bankers.
Of course, benefit fraud should be stamped out - but govenment figures suggest that disability benefits have the lowest fraud rate of all (less than 05% for the old 'Invalidity Benefit', even before the more stringent ESA rules). There is a real risk of throwing the baby out with the bathwater.
It seems that Boris Johnson has now spoken out against the proposed reform of DLA (disability living allowance, an 'in work' benefit paid to help with the extra costs associated with diability).
It is easy to think that this will never affect us - I thought so myself until it actually happened...