Disability

Disabled people are speaking out about Travelodge’s accessible room policy
Disability

Disabled people are speaking out about Travelodge’s accessible room policy

A petition for better accessibility at Travelodge hotels has gained 54,000 signatures after a couple were given single beds.

Legacy benefits freeze left disabled people living on ‘historically’ low payments, court hears
welfare system

Legacy benefits freeze left disabled people living on ‘historically’ low payments, court hears

Ministers refused to give disabled people on legacy benefits the same £20 per week increase universal credit claimants got during lockdown.

DWP faces High Court battle over ‘morally bankrupt’ legacy benefits rule
welfare system

DWP faces High Court battle over ‘morally bankrupt’ legacy benefits rule

When the government increased universal credit payments in lockdown, it didn’t extend to legacy benefits. Now the issue is in the High Court.

Disabled workers paid £3,458 less per year than non-disabled colleagues, research finds
Employment

Disabled workers paid £3,458 less per year than non-disabled colleagues, research finds

‘Do it for the children’: Families plead with Sunak to reverse universal credit cut
Social Justice

‘Do it for the children’: Families plead with Sunak to reverse universal credit cut

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‘We matter less than others’: Disabled people protest after missing out on Covid support
Social Justice

‘We matter less than others’: Disabled people protest after missing out on Covid support

Masks may be going, but hidden disabilities aren’t so easily cast aside
Health

Masks may be going, but hidden disabilities aren’t so easily cast aside

Millicent Simmonds: ‘People with disabilities don’t need to be saved’
TV

Millicent Simmonds: ‘People with disabilities don’t need to be saved’

‘We always seem to lose out’: How Covid-19 has hit jobs for disabled people
Employment

‘We always seem to lose out’: How Covid-19 has hit jobs for disabled people

This teenage boy is teaching sign language to 15,000 people in lockdown
Activism

This teenage boy is teaching sign language to 15,000 people in lockdown

Outside in: the changing attitudes to disability and sex workers
Opinion

Outside in: the changing attitudes to disability and sex workers