Comment and media
Press releases and comment from Inclusion London. Press enquiries: contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 020 7237 3181.
Inclusion London was concerned about the government’s lack of consultation with Disabled people and their organisations with the proposed changes to the Mental Capacity Act. We decided to commission our own report to seek out the views of people who may be affected by these changes in law.
A cross-party group of MPs believe that social media companies and the Government have failed disabled users and must act urgently. To ensure the views of disabled people are heard, the Committee have launched a consultation on their draft recommendations for action.
We note the global disability summit being held in London at the end of July. We are strongly in favour of international support that improves the lives of Deaf and Disabled people across the world. We also have a number of concerns about the summit.
Three years after closure of the Independent Living Fund, new figures show continuing postcode lottery in treatment of former recipients
New figures obtained through Freedom of Information requests show that over 250 Disabled Londoners with high support needs have lost support since the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) in 2015 and a post code lottery operating across London boroughs. The research carried out by Inclusion London has also found a number of Councils […]
A report from the Independent Living Strategy Group (ILSG), based on FOI returns from all English councils with statutory social services responsibilities reveals significant concerns about payment card practice and makes recommendations on how councils can properly comply with Care Act guidance.