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Don’t be Bitten by Loan Sharks!

Question: I am a disabled lady who lives alone. I don’t receive much Personal Independence Payments (PIP) and sometimes struggle to get by. My son told me about a man

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

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?

New taxi laws to prevent discrimination against wheelchair users only count in areas where an S167 list is in place. Many areas still haven’t made a list, allowing discrimination to

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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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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

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Thursday: Your Vote, Your Decision

As you may have noticed, there’s a General Election on Thursday. Some of you may have already sent in a postal vote, but for everyone heading down to their local

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The Labour 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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The Liberal Democrats Answer 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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The Conservative Party Answers Your Questions

Having a disability should not dictate somebody’s path in life. What should count is a person’s talents, ambitions and their determination to succeed. We are bold in our ambition. I