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MS Society delivers letter to Downing Street urging changes to PIP assessments

Disability charity, MS Society, has delivered a letter to No.10 to urge MPs to change the way PIP assessments are…

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24 new pioneering accessible homes to be built in Glasgow

Twenty four new pioneering accessible homes are to be built in Glasgow. Meanwhile the accessible housing crisis continues in England.…

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UK Government accused of failing people with learning disabilities and autism

The UK government has been accused of failing the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism by abandoning them…

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General Election 2019: what disability policies are the other six UK parties pledging?

Ahead of the General Election, we round up the disability policies that the other six political parties' are pledging.

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Martyn Sibley makes it into the Power 100 list 2019

Martyn Sibley has made the Power 100 list 2019, recognised for his work in blogging, public speaking, social change coaching…

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Changing Places toilets to be installed at 22 service stations across England

Nearly two dozen Changing Places toilets will be installed at motorway service station across England, benefiting 250,000 disabled people.

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Banning pavement parking could give freedom to disabled pedestrians

MPs have proposed plans to have an outright ban on pavement parking in England, which could better enable disabled people…

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New figures show an increase in disabled people supported by Access to Work

New figures from the DWP show a record number of disabled people being supported by the Access to Work scheme.…

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Campaign launched to abolish car parking charges for disabled patients at NHS hospitals

A campaign called No Wheelchair Tax launched by Disability Rights UK, is aiming to abolish car park charges for disabled…

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Blue Badges will become eligible for people with hidden disabilities

On 30 August 2019, Blue Badges will become eligible for people with hidden disabilities, such as autism, dementia, depression and…

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