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Protesters in wheelchairs block House of Commons entrance

The group, Disabled People Against Cuts, chanted “no justice, no peace” as they gathered in the Central Lobby.

Protesters in wheelchairs blocked the MPs’ entrance to the House of Commons chamber to demonstrate over cuts to benefits.

The group, Disabled People Against Cuts, chanted “no justice, no peace” as they gathered in the Central Lobby.

Police formed a line at the entrance to the Members’ Lobby as some of the demonstrators demanded to talk to MPs.

The group said they wanted to stop cuts to social care and demanded the reintroduction of the independent living fund.

“This is a message to Theresa May – while we have no justice, you will have no peace,” they chanted.

“No more deaths from benefit cuts,” they added.

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Shadow chancellor John McConnell speaks with a group of protesters (Disabled People Against Cuts/PA)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn greeted some of the group and was met with a chorus of “Oh, Jeremy Corbyn”.

Claire Glasman, 56, from London, who is part of women’s disability group WinVisible, said: “People are suffering as a result of cuts to social care. People are dying as a result of neglect.”

The group clapped and cheered as they left after a protest lasting more than an hour.

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