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Employment Marsha de Cordova at the report launch
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The future of the government’s Access to Work (AtW) disability employment scheme is in jeopardy because of “bureaucratic incompetence” and a cost-cutting drive to reduce people’s support packages, according to new research. The report, commissioned by Inclusion London, found that “shocking levels of delay, error, and the de-skilling of staff” were putting Deaf and
Employment Philip Connolly speaking at a conference
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A parliamentary ombudsman took more than three-and-a-half years to complete an investigation into the government’s Access to Work (AtW) scheme, and then failed to make any recommendations for improvements, despite upholding more than 40 complaints. The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) yesterday (Wednesday) finally published its long-awaited report into 60 complaints it had
Activism and Campaigning Tapestry featuring rights slogans such as Disabled People Fight Back and Nothing About Us Without Us
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Organisers of a national “summit meeting” of disabled people’s organisations (DPOs), grassroots campaigns and trade unions hope it will “reinvigorate” the disability movement. The National Disabled People’s Summit is being funded by unions, and co-organised by the Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance. Organisers of the summit say there is a need to explore how to
Crime An aerial view of a farm with outbuildings, fields and caravans
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The failure of the criminal justice system to recognise and punish disability hate crime has been highlighted yet again, after nine members of the same family were jailed for modern slavery and fraud offences spanning more than 25 years. Members of the Rooney family received sentences of up to 16 years after Nottingham Crown
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