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Nearly 20 years ago, a lone voice on Disability Hate Crime Anne set up the first 3rd party reporting centre and advocacy service for DHC in the UK. Anne’s voluntary work is well respected and she now advises bodies such as the Crown Prosecution Service, the Ministry of Justice and the Metropolitan Police.
A cross section of over 50 faith leaders, civil society leaders and leading figures have signed a joint letter to Paul Dacre, editor of the Daily Mail speaking out against the paper’s divisive headline on 2nd November which read ‘”Madness: As a Polish lorry driver is jailed for killing a family while on his mobile, we catch 17 foreign truckers using their phones at 50mph. The law MUST be toughened.”
On Monday 7th November 2016 the United Nations published findings of an inquiry concluding that there is reliable evidence of grave or systematic violations of the rights of disabled people in the UK as a result of welfare reforms.
My Mum was Moira Drury. She was a nurse and a mother of 3. She was the victim of a horrific hammer attack that caused head injuries and left her with permanent disabilities. They didn’t expect her to survive but Mum was a fighter.
A report published this week by In Control on behalf of the Independent Living Strategy group, presents the findings of an online survey looking at what impact the Care Act is actually having on the day-to-day lives of Disabled people living in England today.