The barrister was asked by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) last year to examine if there needed to be a right to independent living in law for disabled people, because of concerns that their right to choice and control over their lives was being “eroded”.
Seven “innovative, high-tech schemes” to improve access to rail travel for disabled passengers would share the £600,000 funding.
The judiciary is not bound by the Equality Act and it is extremely difficult to get respondents and defendants and specifically the legal profession to correspond in an accessible format.
Young people’s educational expectations are highly dependent on those of their parents. Positive expectations could make all the difference.
The council was putting into practice one of the key principles of the disabled people’s rights movement: Nothing About Us Without Us.
Watch and listen to Paul tell you about his great life and how he has achieved independence through supported independent living in his own home.
Need to ensure that PIP claimants receiving “the highest level of support get an award duration that is appropriate to the condition and needs arising.
As a result of her “misleading” report, Service User A was found fit for work by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and so ineligible for employment and support allowance (ESA).
TPE said in a statement that, following discussions with the Department for Transport and Rail North Partnership, it had decided not to introduce any Mark Three trains (without any provision for wheelchair-users) into passenger service.
The profession is “generally poorly equipped” to make the reasonable adjustments that are needed for disabled candidates who apply for a training contract or pupillage (an apprenticeship to a barrister).