Disabled people in Remploy have not taken lightly the decision to withdraw their labour. These are workers who do not have large amounts of savings. So for them to sacrifice a day's pay shows the passion with which they are trying to save their jobs ... [The Government's] decision to force the closure of Remploy means that thousands of disabled people and their families will be put into poverty and their health is bound to suffer.
While a leading disability charity backs the shutdown, strike action against Government closures of 27 factories reveals a complex issue.
Disabled worker Neil Pearce said the shutdown of half of the company's factories across the UK is a "cop out" by the Government.