A Tribute Post For Debbie Jolly, Co Founder, Disabled People Against Cuts

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I am very sad to have just heard of the death of Debbie Jolly. Debbie was a co-founder of Disabled People Against Cuts, a campaign group I highly respect. Debbie and I never met in person but we have been connected on Facebook and Twitter for years and we have over a hundred mutual Facebook friends.

Disabled People Against Cuts member Linda published this lovely tribute at the DPAC site:

It is with great sadness that we have to tell you one of our co-founders, Debbie Jolly has died following a short hospital stay. As disabled people everywhere we’ve lost a friend and advocate and a fighter for our movement.

Debbie has played a hugely influential part in the development of DPAC since 2010 and she and I have worked together virtually every day since dealing with the day-to-day things that needed to be done to make DPAC the successful…

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