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A high-profile day of debate will be a chance to remind the United Nations – and the UK government – what disabled people mean by “inclusive education”, say campaigners. The UN’s committee on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD) has issued a call for submissions to feed into a day of discussion on
Activism and Campaigning
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The Liberal Democrats have been accused of “deadly discrimination”, after they failed to pledge that their new target of “zero suicides in the NHS” would also apply to terminally-ill people. Disabled activists campaigning against the legalisation of assisted suicide were initially encouraged when the party announced a new “zero tolerance” policy on suicide. Nick
Activism and Campaigning
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Four of the seven leading political parties have backed calls for all MPs to have constituency offices that are accessible to disabled people. Despite public announcements professing support for making it easier for disabled people to participate in politics, the Conservatives and Labour parties have so far refused to back the call from disabled
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