Disabled People Against the Cuts

Disabled People Against the Cuts

Disabled People Against the Cuts are holding a demonstration in Birmingham on Sunday 18th September Assemble at 11am Granville Street, B1 1JW  March to Lionel Street There will be a shortened route for disabled people who need it There is also a static protest for 200...

DLA reforms

Its not too late to have your say on the Government’s plans to refor Disability Living Allowance (DLA). The Government plans to get rid of DLA and replace it with something called Personal Independence Payment or PIP. Under the PIP everyone will have a medical...

Govt launches consult on a stronger civil society

The Government has published a new Big Society strategy document on thier plans for the role, of charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises – ie organisations like One Voice that are part of the “Third Sector” You can see the document...

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...

Use your vote

We are at a period where there are likely to be lots of changes proposed or carried out by Governments that will have a big impact on disabled people’s lives: from getting a job, to benefits, to the care system, the impact of genetic research etc. So it’s...
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