They did no harm

on injustice, corruption & inhumanity

For Lotte Ryan, a friend and fellow campaigner

This post is re-blogged from kittysjones.  A heart breaking story and yet more evidence (as if it was needed) of the inhumane treatment meted out by the UK government to innocent and vulnerable people.

Politics and Insights

Lotte Ryan

The following is from my friend,Charlotte Ryan, who was expected to attend work interviews or lose her benefits just weeks before she died. This was written on December 12, 2014:

I have terminal cancer, my prognosis is 0-3 years and I was diagnosed in March 2014 with my brain stem glioma. In April 2014 I was placed in the support group* for 3 years and I have gone from being able-bodied to hopelessly disabled. I have many neurological deficits including diploplia, dyspraxia, dysarthria and dysphagia. To save you googling, this means that I have double vision and am going blind, I’m very clumsy and most days I drop everything I pick up, my speech is failing and one day I won’t be able to communicate verbally at all and I have such difficulty swallowing that I now have a feeding tube.

I cannot leave…

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