Disabled MPs goes from three to five

After the General Election the number of Disabled MPs in the House of Commons has increased from three to five. But this number still...

NHS delays leave thousands facing long wait for wheelchairs

Thousands of disabled people face long delays to receive an NHS wheelchair, the first official figures on the subject show. One in five children who...

Dawn Butler stands up for British Sign Language in parliament

Yesterday I made history by becoming the first member of parliament to ask a question in the House of Commons using British Sign Language...

Disability benefits process is ‘inherently flawed’, MPs told

As many as four out of five cases where a claimant has been denied disability benefits are overturned on appeal because of systemic failures...

Charities ‘deeply concerned’ by planned changes to disability benefit

The heads of more than 30 charities have written to the disabilities minister stating that they are "deeply concerned" by proposed changes to a...

The language more beautiful than words

This week is sign language week in the UK. As debate continues about whether British Sign Language should be taught in schools, See Hear...

Lords to fight against disability benefit changes

Peers will attempt to delay changes that would deny some people disability benefits after they were attacked by the Government’s own welfare experts. The fight against...

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