More than 250 disabled Londoners with high support needs have lost some of their support since ILF’s closure.
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.
Concerns have continued to mount that DWP and its ministers took deliberate steps to cover up evidence of the fatal impact of the assessment on sick and disabled people.
It was the second time in five months that Sarah Newton has misled MPs in a House of Commons debate about the support provided to disabled people.
The council was putting into practice one of the key principles of the disabled people’s rights movement: Nothing About Us Without Us.
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.
The government will not address the social care funding crisis until the end of next year, despite announcing billions of pounds a year extra for the NHS.
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).