Disabled People’s Conference

Following recent discussions with members of the Long Term Impairments Partnership Board, the City Council Adult services Team have arranged a conference for people with long-term impairments to establish the future structure of the Board and inform future strategy....

Bus changes ignore passenger need

One Voice was involved along with many disabled people, in putting forward suggestions to make the new bus station less of a barrier for disabled people. The project was called The Interchange Project – because it was supposed to enable passengers to easily...

Disabled people fear change in assisted suicide rules

A new poll found 70 per cent of disabled people were concerned that a change of law to allow terminally ill patients to receive help to die would create pressure on vulnerable patients to “end their lives prematurely”. This probably says more about disabled...

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...

EHRC Hate Crime investigation starts

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has begun it’s inquiry into disability-related harassment and how well it is being addressed by public bodies. They want to hear from disabled people who have been harasssed or organisations working for disabled people in...
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