Pat’s petition may fail because good people did nothing

As I type this, the petition calling on the government to “stop and review the cuts to benefits and services which are falling disproportionately on disabled people, their carers and families”, informally known as “Pat’s Petition”, which requires 100,000 signatures to secure a debate in Parliament, has gained just a few more than 60,000. With less than half a day left (deadline is 10.12am on November 1) it seems likely that it’s not going to make it. I think those who have signed deserve a vote of thanks. If you are … Continue reading Pat’s petition may fail because good people did nothing