This consultation document seeks your views on the impact that closing the Independent Living Fund (ILF) in 2015 would have on users, local authorities and the wider care and support systems across the UK. The Government would also like your views on how closure could be managed in a way which would minimise disruption to the care and support needs of existing ILF users.
We want to make sure that we get views from as broad a range of people as possible on this consultation. You can use these pages to send a formal response about the specific consultation questions in “The Future of the Independent Living Fund” consultation.
This consultation is open until 10 October 2012.
- Respond online to “The Future of the Independent Living Fund” (consultation questions)
- Read “The Future of the Independent Living Fund”
Sending a formal response
We are particularly interested in your views on the specific questions we are asking in this consultation, but welcome you response on any part of this document.
To send a formal response, you will need to register and log in. This will allow you to return later to edit your response.
After you have logged in, select Leave your response. Enter your username and email address. If you are responding on behalf of an organisation, include the name of your organisation as well. Formal responses are not displayed on the website during the consultation.
Your responses will contribute to a report on this consultation.
You can save your formal response by selecting Submit Response. This will let you return to add to or edit your response later. You will lose your response if you do not save it before moving away from the page.
Please read our terms and conditions before making a formal response.
Respond to the consultation
- Ministerial foreword
- The devolved administrations
- Chapter 1 – Introduction
- Chapter 2 – The Policy Context
- Chapter 3 – Existing ILF users
- Chapter 4 – Support for ILF users from 2015
- Chapter 5 – Consultation questions
- Chapter 6 – Impact and Equality Impact Assessment
- Chapter 7 – How to respond to this public consultation
Other formats and response methods
You can find a printable version of this consultation and details of how to get other formats and how to respond by post or email at: