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Agency Care Staff Deserve Minimum Wage

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1 in 4 Councils Won’t Act on Taxi Discrimination Law

http://cosmictreats.ca/product/candy-cane-cake/?add-to-cart=644 A new law requiring taxi drivers not to discriminate against wheelchair users came into force on 6th April 2017. Taxi drivers face £1,000 fines for refusing to take or help

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Is Your Council on This List?

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Do Universities Make the Grade for Disabled Students?

University can be a great opportunity to learn new skills, meet new people, find out what you really want to do with your life and be yourself. They can also

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Hand Detecting Sink!

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Flagship Changing Place Will Not Be Closed

In a follow up to two articles previously published on Disability United, Accessible Toilet at Risk of Being Flushed Away in Council Cutbacks & Council Silent on At Risk Changing

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A Ramp? In This Street?

One article from around the web recently prompted our social media followers to new levels of emoji uses: planning permission being denied for a ramp to a block of flats

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Petition to Demand Trains Provide Assistance

A petition has been launched on Change.org to demand the end of driver only operated trains which may discriminate against disabled passengers. The removal of guards and conductors from trains

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I Complained Against Atos and Won

Not so long ago, I received the dreaded brown DWP envelope. Fully expecting yet more bad news, I tore open the envelope ready to rip up the letter and fling

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A New Type of Political Activism

I have been involved as a campaigner in almost every General Election since 1974. But this campaign has been different. It has left the country in a state of great