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Human Rights Two wheelchair-users protesting outside parliament, one of them (Dennis Queen) is holding a placard saying 'who will be next', and is wearing a Not Dead Yet UK tee-shirt

Disabled researchers who interviewed both opponents of legalising assisted suicide and those in favour of new laws have found “a surprising amount of common ground” between the two groups. The research, published by the national service-user and disabled people’s network Shaping Our Lives (SOL), found that “oversimplified” media reporting on the complex arguments for
Human Rights Lord Holmes speaking to a parliamentary committee

The equality watchdog has been operating without a disability commissioner for the last month, because of delays in recruiting a successor for Tory peer Lord [Chris] Holmes. A replacement for Lord Holmes (pictured) was supposed to be in place by mid-January, but the government has yet to announce a successor. The Equality and Human
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