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Arts, Culture and Sport Head and shoulders of Mike Oliver
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One of the key figures in the disabled people’s movement has come out of retirement to deliver a stinging rebuke to “parasitic” disability charities. Professor Mike Oliver (pictured), the disabled academic who first defined the “social model of disability”, was speaking at an event hosted by the University of Kent last night (Wednesday), as part
Arts, Culture and Sport Baroness Grey-Thompson giving evidence to the committee
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The system of Paralympic classification is being abused by cheating British athletes in search of money and medals, a disabled peer and retired Paralympian has told MPs. Baroness [Tanni] Grey-Thompson told members of the Commons digital, culture, media and sport committee that there needed to be an independent review of the classification system so
Arts, Culture and Sport Liz Carr head and shoulders, as the character Clarissa Mullery
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As few as one per cent of the employees working for some UK broadcasters have described themselves as disabled people, according to new research by the industry regulator. Ofcom’s Diversity And Equal Opportunities In Television report says disabled people appear to be “significantly under-represented” across the television industry, at just three per cent. The
Arts, Culture and Sport A tweet by George Osborne which shows the cartoon of the prime minister approaching a wheelchair ramp marked 'lame duck access'
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London’s evening paper, and its editor, former Tory chancellor George Osborne, have been accused of showing a “deep disrespect” for disabled people after publishing a “disgusting” cartoon that compared being a wheelchair-user with being powerless and incompetent. The London Evening Standard cartoon showed the prime minister, Theresa May, approaching the “lame duck access” entrance
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