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Merry Christmas from Disability United

Have a great Christmas everyone! We hope you enjoyed our advent calendar! Here it is in full: Season’s greetings to one and all! We’re kicking of our Disability United advent

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Less Buses in London would be Bad News for Disabled People

Transport for London have asked the public to tell them what they think about plans to put less buses on London’s roads. Transport for London say that more people are

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Seeing is Not Always Believing

‘When not seeing clearly is the reality, whilst what you do see clearly is not reality.’ This is the paradox faced in a life with Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS). The

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Campaign to Promote Accessibility Labelled ‘Damaging’ by Leading Disability Activist

Disability United writer Raya Al-Jadir caught up with both the team behind the ‘Ramp It Up’ campaign and activist Ju Gosling to learn more about the campaign and the objection

How to fix ESA? We need your help!

The government has launched a Green Paper on Work, health and disability, and wants to know how it can do a better job. The Green Paper can be found here:

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Snappy Summary: Equality Act 2010

In the first of our Snappy Summaries, Lianna Etkind explains the Equality Act 2010 and how to use it in less than 140 words. The Equality Act 2010 means that

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No Protection for Disabled Employers

I currently employ 4 carers privately with the money I receive from my Personal Health Budget, which is paid by my council. I was one of the ‘test cases’ for

Disability United CEO Writes to Peer in Support of Accessibility Amendment to Bus Services Bill

Lord Ahmad Parliamentary under Secretary Department for Transport Great Minster House 33 Horseferry Road London SW1P Dear Lord Ahmad Re Bus Services Bill, amendment 67: Clause 9, in the name

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What We Do at Disability Sheffield CIL

Disability Sheffield, Centre for Independent Living, are a membership and user led organisation, run and controlled by disabled people. We promote independent living for disabled people in Sheffield. By independent

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Peter Beresford’s Recipe for Change

We seem to live in a strange world. We’re all meant to love the idea of charity, we’re encouraged to give generously, yet very few of us want to be