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...

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...

Thousands of disabled Scots ‘face new benefits tests’

Tens of thousands of disabled Scots face controversial benefits assessments, according to figures highlighted by Scottish Labour. Around 130,000 working age people in Scotland were...

‘MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS’ IN SCOTLAND

Former Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has claimed there is now a 'full-blown' mental health emergency' in Scotland. This follows after the 'Cottage Family Centre' in...

KIDS COMPANY TRUSTEES FIGHT BAN

Former trustees of Kids Company are seeking to avoid legal action banning them as company directors by voluntarily undertaking not to serve in boardrooms. They...

NICE IS LOOKING FOR LAY COMMITTEE MEMBERS

NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) is currently looking for employees, as well as unpaid carers and advocates, to join the...

MODELS OF DIVERSITY PRODUCES A FABULOUS PHOTO-SHOOT FEATURING MODELS WITH DISABILITIES

In another of its unique photo-shoots, Models of Diversity brings together five absolutely stunning women who prove disability should never be an obstacle to...

ANGEL SINCLAIR HAS BECOME AN #ALLin AMBASSADOR – WHY DON’T YOU JOIN HER?

Angel Sinclair is the inspirational founder of 'Models of Diversity' - and has now become an #ALLin Ambassador. Why not follow her lead and also pledge...

ATOS & CAPITA ‘WARNED TO IMPROVE PIP DISABILITY TESTS’

Atos & Capita must improve the delivery of Personal Independence Payments (PIPs) or face losing their contracts, MP Frank Field has said. Frank Field, MP The government says...

A CALL TO YOU FOR YOUR THOUGHTS

The *Special Rapporteur (definition explained later) would like to invite all interested individuals and organisations in the United Kingdom working on issues related to...

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