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BBC to celebrate 25 years of disability rights

THE BBC is marking the 25th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act with a range of content across television, radio and online.

Landmark housing ruling for seriously injured claimants

SERIOUSLY injured claimants can now get compensation to purchase accommodation on top of their damages, following a landmark High Court ruling. 

Mayor’s new head of race taskforce team

LIVERPOOL City Council has appointed its first chair of a taskforce aimed at improving race relations across the region.

TV drama focuses on the fight for equality

STAND BY for a new BBC drama based on the long struggle for civil rights for disabled people in Britain.

Elections to be more accessible for everyone

ELECTIONS will be made more accessible for people with disabilities, the Government has announced.

Disabled people deserve much better, says Miller

THE Government’s Accessibility Action Plan must address changing places toilets, shared spaces, and other issues, says the chair of the Women and Equalities Committee.

Disability campaigners hand £1,500 bill to Government

DISABILITY campaigners and organisations have today presented the Government with an invoice for £1,500 – the amount each new claimant of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) could lose out on per year if planned cuts go ahead as planned this April

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