DISABILITY activists joined striking rail workers on picket lines yesterday as the bitter dispute over driver-only operated trains rumbled on.Disabled passengers on Southern Rail are now often expected to book their travel in advance — because services no longer operate with...
Monday 10th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
DISABLED activists and trade unionists protested at Glasgow’s two busiest train stations yesterday against ScotRail’s plans to roll out driver-only trains across its whole fleet.
Rail union RMT has repeatedly warned that driver-only operation will cost jobs and risk public...
Tuesday 9th May 2017
RAIL union RMT will join disability campaigners in Glasgow next week in a protest calling for accessible and safe railway services.
Alongside Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC), the union will demonstrate outside Glasgow Central station at 2pm and outside Glasgow Queen Street at 4pm...
Thursday 4th May 2017
by Felicity Collier
DISABLED people are nearly three times as likely to be in food poverty as those who do not have a disability, an equality organisation revealed yesterday, prompting concerns that disabled people are being “left behind.”
The alarming report by the...
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
The Paralympics are a perfect time to raise awareness of attacks on disabled people’s rights, says DEBBIE JOLLY
Tuesday 30th Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
DISABLED rights campaigners will take action this morning against the government’s Assisted Dying Bill, which is being voted on by Parliament.
Activists from member organisations of the Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance, including Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC), will stand...
Friday 11th Sep 2015
DISABLED activists scored a major victory yesterday by triggering the first UN inquiry of its kind into whether the government’s welfare reforms violate their human rights.
The UN will send human-rights lawyer Catalina Devandas Aguilar (right) to Britain in the near future to...
Tuesday 1st Sep 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Disabled People Against Cuts should be saluted for its courageous opposition to assisted dying
Tuesday 18th Aug 2015
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
A PETITION against benefit cuts for disabled people has garnered hundreds of signatures in just 24 hours.
Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) logged its petition on Change.org on Thursday, mustering 100 signatures. A day later the figure had topped 1,450.
Saturday 4th Apr 2015
Cherylee Houston adds her voice to Disabled People Against Cuts protests
Wednesday 7th Jan 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain