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  • General Election 2019: DRUK guide to Policy and Comment

    General Election 2019: DRUK guide to Policy and Comment

    Disability Rights UK does not endorse or support any political party but has produced a comprehensive guide to the major political parties’ positions on all the policies affecting the lives of disabled people. The guide will continue to be updated with policy areas and comment up to the General Election on 12 December 2019.

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  • Budget 2018 Overview

    Disability Rights UK (DRUK) has summarised the key points of the Budget 2018 for disabled people if you wish to see an overview. As a ‘no deal Brexit’ is still a possibility next March’s Spring Statement could be upgraded to a full Budget – this could mean that some of the Budget 2018 proposals detailed could be amended.

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  • Right to Participate Launch and Equality Act Video

    Disability Rights UK have launched this project , video and other resources about the Equality Act, to increase awareness of the Act, especially the ways it can protect disabled people from discrimination and how to use it in everyday situations.

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  • Find Out More About Your Right To Participate

    Are you interested in technology? Are you aware of the Equality Act but would like to know more? if so Disability Rights UK would like to hear from you. They are about to launch a project called Right to Participate, which aims to increase awareness of the Equality Act, especially the ways it can protect disabled people from discrimination in everyday situations.

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  • Call to Discuss Transition to Universal Credit

    In a joint letter, disability charities throughout the UK have raised concerns regarding the Government’s proposed timetable for moving existing disabled claimants onto Universal Credit.

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  • Disability Rights UK Research and Manifesto on Brexit

    Disability Rights UK has been researching the possible impact of Brexit on disabled people’s rights. Their Disability Rights Manifesto is the result of analysis of the issues surrounding Brexit and its effect on disabled people.

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  • Disability Rights UK calls for reform of "disgraceful PIP mobility rules"

    Figures show that more than 50,000 disabled people have had their Motability vehicles taken away since PIP was introduced, with devastating consequences to their independence.

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  • Disability Rights UK are Recruiting a New CEO - Apply Now

    The national charity are looking for an outstanding and passionate Chief Executive to drive progress towards their vision of equal participation for all, building their profile and increasing the engagement of their growing membership base.

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  • The Paralympics: A Celebration of Achievement or an Impossible Goal for Most?

    CEO of Disability Rights UK Liz Sayce discusses the mixed responses of disabled people to the Paralympics and explains why we should celebrate the games.

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  • 1 In 10 Businesses Unable To Support Disabled Employees

    Employment specialists Reed in Partnership and Disability Rights UK have published a new report on Disability and Employment about the challenges disabled people face entering employment.

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