Councillor Phelim MacCafferty, convenor of the Green Group on Brighton and Hove City Council

Support a vital service for people with disabilities

Last week local charity, Possability People, was forced to close the city’s only disability advice service after the local health body, the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced a sudden cut in funding. The shock decision was communicated to Possability People in a letter signed by both Brighton and Hove City Council and the CCG. The letter gave just three weeks’ notice that funding was coming to an abrupt end, and concluded that the council ‘understands’ the position of the CCG.

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