Just 11% of councils are ready to enforce latest equality rules
Monday 24th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
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
How many young disabled people are missing out on a university education due to the complexity of a system not fit for purpose, asks Bernadette Horton
Monday 3rd Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
SHADOW work and pensions secretary Debbie Abrahams criticised the Tories yesterday for introducing a “too little too late” policy on disability vehicles, branding it a thinly veiled election bribe.
While the new rules will allow disabled people to keep their vehicles for...
Friday 21st Apr 2017
A WOMAN with mental health problems and physical disabilities has told how a benefits assessor asked her why she had not killed herself.
Describing her interview for personal independence payments (PIP), disability rights activist Alice Kirby accused the Department for Work and...
Friday 14th Apr 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Over the last three years more than 700 disabled children have been injured at school.
Monday 10th Apr 2017
A CHARITY called on employers yesterday to do more to recruit people with autism.
During World Autism Awareness Week this week, Caretrade Answers for Autism revealed that only 16 per cent of all adults with autism are in work and just 4 per cent live independently.
Friday 31st Mar 2017
Successive government cuts are forcing disabled people further and further into poverty, says ALICE KIRBY
Tuesday 14th Mar 2017
Disabled women are at greater risk of sexual violence – including rape, domestic abuse and trafficking, writes RUTH HUNT
Wednesday 8th Mar 2017
by Felicity Collier
A DISABLED woman in Cambridge launched legal action yesterday against a number of her local shops after they ignored calls to improve access.
Esther Leighton said some businesses in the Mill Road area of the city had ignored her repeated requests...
Thursday 2nd Mar 2017