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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

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Get Talking About Talking Buses

The 1995 Disability Discrimination Act and its successor the 2010 Equality Act have helped this nation take big strides forward in terms of disabled access requirements. The Acts have forced

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APPG for Young Disabled People Talk Spectator sports

On Wednesday 26th October, members of Muscular Dystrophy UK’s Trailblazers headed to Westminster to attend the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Young Disabled People. This Inquiry, which was held

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Purple Power

Green for the environment. Pink for gay people. Purple for disabled people. You may have heard of all three colours and their representations. However, purple and disability is definitely a