Disabled people take on bedroom tax fight

Disabled people take on bedroom tax fight

The last challenge to the bedroom tax in July last year did not go well for anyone who thinks it is an unjust and unfair tax. Now it is the turn of a group of 5 disabled people, who are taking the Government to Court on the grounds that the tax is unjustifiable...
NHS to sell our records

NHS to sell our records

The NHS belongs to all of right? We pay for it, it’s our service. But soon we will be paying in a different way, as the NHS intends to sell our records to firms willing to pay – insurers, employers etc – anyone who is willing to pay money for stuff...

Harassment Report Published

‘Hidden in plain sight’, the final report of the EHRC inquiry into disability-related harassment was published on 12th September. The report unsurprisingly concludes that harassment is a commonplace experience for disabled people, and at the same time...

Supreme Court decision disaster for equality

From London Disabled People’s Advisory committee: The Supreme Court has ruled in support of Kensington and Chelsea council’s withdrawal of overnight care to Elaine McDonald to save money. This will mean she will have no choice but to wear pads, although this is...

Government’s Undiplomatic Discrimination

A British Diplomat praised for her work promoting disability rights as a diplomat in Poland, has had her new posting as Britain’s deputy ambassador to Kazakhstan revoked, after Foreign Officie officials decided that her deafness makes it too expensive for her to...
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