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Disability & Society
The Independent Living Fund (ILF) was a non-departmental public body funded by the Department for Work and Pensions. An efficient and popular system of support, the ILF enabled 46,000 people between 1988 and 2015; however, in 2015 the Fund closed and local authorities (LAs) assumed sole responsibility for supporting former ILF users. This paper presents the experiences of 12 former ILF users as they transition from ILF to LA support. We focus on participants' experiences of ILF and LA support,doi:10.1080/09687599.2016.1208604 fatcat:477xp7je45brplalx7fudl5bv4