DISABILITY IN THE UK

We asked Baroness Thomas of Winchester about the values of the British Public. Because we read regularly about hate crime, austerity, selfishness and a general...

AN INTERVIEW WITH MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY’S EMMA VOGELMANN

Muscular Dystrophy UK is the charity for the 70,000 people living with muscle wasting conditions in the UK. They bring together people affected by more...

Diane Abbott. MP Labour Party

“Austerity cuts have devastated the lives of disabled people up and down the country. I endeavour to have an understanding and be sympathetic towards...

DEBBIE ABRAHAMS GIVES US HER THOUGHTS

Debbie Abrahams is Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. Here are her thoughts with regard to Disability in the UK. "It has...

CONVERSATIONS WITH TANNI GREY-THOMPSON

An interview with Tanni Grey-Thompson by Martin Sibley "It's not everyday that I get to meet someone working in the House of Lords. It's also not every...

Andy Burnham. MP Labour Party

“It is clear to me that the spending cuts of recent years have hit disabled people the hardest. Alongside the direct impact, some politicians...

HM GOVERNMENT TALKS DIRECTLY TO DISABILITY TALK

We asked the Government some serious questions with regard to Disability. This is what we asked and here are their replies. Q) Are people in...

A BIOGRAPHY OF VINCE STASKEL: BORN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY – AN EXTRAORDINARY MAN

Vince Staskel - In his own words "Growing up in the 1950-60s there was no ADA or very much anything physically accessible available to me....

Frank Field. MP Labour Party

Frank Field. MP Labour Party Thank you for inviting me to contribute to Disability Talk. There are three main areas of the benefits system in which...

DAME HELEN GHOSH OF THE NATIONAL TRUST TALKS TO DISABILITY TALK

Dame Helen Ghosh is the Director General of The National Trust. She moved into that position in late 2012 where her interest in history,...

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