Author John Pring

Crime Stephen Brookes speaking at a conference
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Angry campaigners have attacked the government’s new hate crime action plan for its “totally disrespectful” failure to address problems around disability-related hostility. The four-year action plan was published this week by the new home secretary, Amber Rudd, and aims to address prevention; responding to hate crime; increasing reporting; improving support for victims; and building
Employment Head and shoulders of Justin Tomlinson giving evidence to a parliamentary committee
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Disabled campaigners have given mixed reviews to a new version of the government’s Disability Confident employment scheme, with one saying he was “genuinely shocked” by how weak it was. Disability Confident – which has urged employers to “see the ability, not the disability” – has attracted criticism since its launch three years ago for
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