News round-up, week ending 27 June

News round-up, week ending 27 June

John Pring, who runs the Disability News Service, publishes his weekly news round-up of the happenings in the disability world the past week.

  • The Supreme Court has ruled against three legal challenges that would have relaxed the laws on assisted suicide, but the complicated series of judgments has done little to reassure disabled activists fighting the threat of new legislation.
  • The entire system of disability benefits and other support should be swept away and replaced with a single funding stream and assessment process, according to a new discussion paper published by a disabled consultant and activist.

For links to the full stories, please visit Disability News Service.

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