Another leading Deaf figure has come forward to describe the damage the government’s botched Access to Work (AtW) changes have caused to his career.
Carmarthenshire Disability Coalition for Action Invitation ‘Improving communication – Improving Services’ “Enable the Coalition to enhance disabled people’s sense of well being by improving their access to public services and ensuring the public sector is aware of disabled people’s needs and dislikes” The Carmarthenshire Disability Coalition for Action is holding an […]
The government has admitted that its planned cuts and reforms to disability-related higher education support will have a “negative impact” on disabled students, and increase the chance of them facing discrimination at university.
Some police forces are still recording as few as three or four disability hate crimes every year, according to new Home Office figures.
Secret government cuts to its Access to Work (AtW) programme have put at risk a disabled manager’s job with a leading user-led organisation.
Disabled activists and other campaigners took part in a vigil outside the Royal Courts of Justice this week to support the latest legal bid to halt the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF).
Work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith has been caught lying twice in a television interview about the impact of his reforms on disabled people, even managing to contradict his own special adviser.
The government has admitted funding 17 disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) in developing countries to produce critical reports for the UN on their own governments, while refusing to fund DPOs for similar work in the UK.
Continuing progress in making the digital world more inclusive for disabled people should not lead to lower investment in addressing physical and attitudinal barriers, according to a leading disabled people’s organisation (DPO).
The government’s welfare reform minister is facing calls to be sacked after suggesting that some disabled people should be allowed to work for less than the minimum wage.