#SaveWILG Campaign

Welcome to the ‘Save WILG Campaign’ headquarters. Here you will find all you need to help make this campaign a success. There are links to old stories of interest tracing the history of this debacle, a chance to take selfies with a campaign postcard, memes and photos. If you can think of any other ways we can spread awareness and make the Welsh Government think again then please do not hesitate to get in touch. Many thanks for your support – it means a lot 🙂

Save WILG button badges – Only £1

Wear one with pride to help raise awareness and raise much-needed funds to propel the campaign forward. Contact me to make a purchase and I will make sure the badge gets to you quickly and safely.

Blog Entries

Letter from Ian Lucas MP

Letter from Huw Irranca-Davies AM

Badges and an Update #SaveWILG

Letter from Ken Skates AM #SaveWILG

Letter from Rebecca Evans AM #SaveWILG

Help needed on Twitter #SaveWILG

Silenced by Disability Wales

Support from Mark Thomas #SaveWILG

Disabled Activist “Fight for his life” as he hands petition to the Welsh Government

Letter from Nathan Lee Davies to the Chair of the Petitions Committee

Letter from Minister for Social Services and Public Health to the Chair of the Petitions Committee

Trip to the Senedd

Letter from Rebecca Evans AM #SaveWILG

Support from Ian Lucas #SaveWILG

Welsh Independent Living Grant Briefing

Protect WILG Campaign

Important Update: WILG Petition

Call Out to Welsh Independent Living Grant (WILG) Recipients

What Do I Do Now?

Welsh Government ‘has sold disabled people down the river’ on post-ILF plans

Open letter to Debbie Abrahams – Shadow Minister for Disabled People

In Response: First Minister Carwyn Jones AM

In Response: Leanne Wood AM

In Response: Kirsty Williams AM

Fighting for Independent Living in Wales

Welsh Independent Living Grant (WILG)

National Assembly Cross Party Group on Disability

Media Articles

Disabled man continues fight for independent lives in Flintshire and Wrexham

This disabled man has lost half his care after Tories axed the Independent Living Fund

Welsh Government has ‘sold disabled people down the river’

Independent living grants: Disability campaigner fear cuts


Take part in our postcard campaign in a number of ways. We would like to encourage people to print the image below and pose for a selfie while holding it to show your support and help raise awareness  of our campaign. You can share it on Facebook, Twitter, SnapChat or Instagram using #SaveWILG.

Alternatively, you can contact me for one of the 500 cards I have had printed with a special message to Health and Social Services Minister, Rebecca Evans AM. You can also send these postcards to your local AM to encourage them to argue our case in the Senedd.


Useful Contacts

You can find details of your local AM by clicking here.

You can contact the main campaign organiser through the contact page on this blog or through Twitter at @nathanleedavies


To be shared on social media or sent to your AM via email.




Some photos taken during this long and exhausting campaign:


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Further resource materials will appear here.