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Disabled activists and allies stage direct action protest at the government’s welfare reform bill.

What: About 20 wheelchair-users lock themselves to a chain across Regent Street, in a protest organised by Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC), the Disabled People’s Direct Action Network (DAN), and UK Uncut.

Why significant: The protest shows the level of concern and anger about the welfare reform bill.


'Oxford Circus protest: Campaigners warn government of more direct action', Disability News Service, 2012