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Arts, Culture and Sport Chris Holmes head and shoulders

The equality watchdog’s disability commissioner has called for the country’s major disability sports organisations to take action over the “disappointing” number of disabled people on their boards and among their paid staff. Lord [Chris] Holmes, himself a retired, record-breaking Paralympian and now disability commissioner for the Equality and Human Rights Commission, spoke out after
Activism and Campaigning Lord Low speaking in the debate

Lawyers campaigners, peers and academics have spoken of how disabled people can find it almost impossible to enforce their rights to equality, six years after the introduction of the Equality Act. They were speaking at a seminar in London – organised by the Centre for Disability Studies at the University of Leeds, the legal