Author John Pring

Transport Doug Paulley in front of Supreme Court, watched by media and supporters
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The bus company at the centre of a ground-breaking Supreme Court case has been accused of trying to “weasel out” of the unanimous conclusion that its policies unlawfully discriminated against wheelchair-users. Seven Supreme Court justices ruled yesterday (Wednesday) that First Bus had breached its duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled people under the
Independent Living Fleur Perry wearing a blue dress
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More than 40 NHS primary care organisations – and possibly many more – have quietly introduced policies that could see disabled people with complex healthcare needs shunted into residential or nursing homes against their wishes, new research has revealed. Disabled campaigner Fleur Perry (pictured), who edits the website Disability United, reached the conclusion after
Benefits and Poverty John McArdle speaking into a microphone
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The prime minister has been accused of hypocrisy, after making a high-profile series of announcements on the “burning injustices” facing people in mental distress, despite research that has linked her own government’s welfare reforms with hundreds of suicides. Theresa May used the package of measures that she claimed would “transform” mental health support in
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