Your Rights

Your Rights

Queen’s Speech: Government blasted for not focusing on disability

DEAFBLIND charity Sense has raised concerns at the Government’s lack of focus on breaking down barriers and building opportunities for disabled people.

Are YOU getting the benefits you are entitled to?

ARE YOU one of almost half of low income households who are not claiming the welfare benefits and tax credits you could be entitled to?

Carers on the brink – despite new laws

FINANCIAL pressures are pushing England’s 5.4 million unpaid carers to the brink – despite new laws designed to help them.

Government is failing disabled people in all areas – including communications

THE Government and public sector bodies are failing disabled people in all areas of life – including disseminating information properly – says a new Lords report.

Government serve up another crushing blow to disabled people

JUST when you’d think the Government couldn’t hit disabled people any more, along comes another crushing blow.

‘Bedroom Tax’ legal challenge at the Supreme Court

LAWYERS representing people with disabilities and adult carers are in the Supreme Court this week arguing that the ‘bedroom tax’ unjustifiably discriminates against disabled people.

More disabled workers face discrimination at the DWP

THE number of disabled civil servants who have faced discrimination within the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has risen by nearly a quarter in just a year, according to new figures.

Latest issue