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The Green Party Answers Your Questions

What will you do to address the chronic shortage of accessible and adaptable affordable housing and make sure that everyone has the right in legislation and in practice to a

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Who Gets Your Vote?

It’s almost time for the British public to decide what they want from the next 5 years of government. Another 5 years of the Conservatives; the Labour opposition in charge;

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5 Reasons to Register to Vote

1. You have the power. People might try to influence you on who to vote for. They might use numbers, insults, fear, fashion, pictures of puppies and kittens, or even

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Pavement Parking Petition

The charity Guide Dogs is urging people to back its campaign calling on the government to bring in a national law prohibiting pavement parking, in a bid to create ‘safer

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Warehousing: Worse Than We Thought

Recap: Back in January, we exposed the shocking truth that dozens of CCGs have clauses in their Continuing Healthcare policies which could mean that they could move people away from

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£2bn for Social Care: Where is the Money Going?

After months of pressure from local government, campaigners, charities and others, Philip Hammond provided an extra £2bn for social care. It has been accepted by everyone, including by the government,

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School Transport Must Try Harder

Changes to councils’ transport policies are having an increasing effect on children trying to get to school, according to a report released by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO). The Ombudsman

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The Case for More Inclusive Research in Sweden and Beyond

In Sweden, recently several important issues in the disability area have been highlighted in media. Examples of such issues are municipalities failing to provide care for disabled people (Radio Sweden,

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Assessment Survival 101

Social care assessments, benefit assessments, equipment assessments, adaptations assessments… if you need it, you’ll be assessed for it. This can be a long, boring and stressful process, as the paperwork

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What did the Gov say to the UN?

No, this isn’t a joke but a real question. The report from the United Nations into the UK’s compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities heavily