Concerns about confidentiality, particularly around how the videos would be stored, who would be allowed to access them and what DWP would be able to use them for.
Honouring Kamil: Disability and Migration is part of the Bristol Refugee Festival 2018 and will begin with the installation of a memorial to Kamil and other disabled asylum-seekers and refugees who have been failed by the system.
Disabled activists are preparing a protest action over a train operator’s plans to run mainline rail services that wheelchair-users will not be able to access.
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) was developing its own IT system that would allow it to “enable more providers to deliver PIP”.
The flaws in Project Diamond meant disabled people were “still likely to be denied access to work” and the ability to “change public perception in a positive way”.
We need solidarity from non-disabled people, unions, workplaces, friends and families and to say our rights are equal to yours, they are just as important, we are not some unworthy group of people.
The government was making “brutal cuts” to special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) funding. The cuts would have a “significant adverse effect” on the education and job prospects of disabled children.
A company that would treat disabled passengers with such contempt was not worth having as a franchise delivering public transport in this country.
There is “a clear and direct link between universal credit and starvation”, with food bank referral rates more than double the national average in areas where there has been a full UC roll-out.
EHRC will examine the new policies to ensure they are lawful and adequately consider equality and human rights implications for their patients.