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  • Now is the Time

    Now is the Time

    In anticipation of the publication of the government’s Strategy for Disabled People, the Centre for Social Justice Disability Commission has published their ‘Now is the Time’ report, which sets out ambitious and transformative recommendations across employment, education, housing, transport and access to goods and services to support the ability of disabled people to live independently.

  • Inclusive Justice for All

    Inclusive Justice for All

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published the results of their inquiry into whether the criminal justice system treats disabled people fairly. The inquiry particularly focused on disabled people with cognitive impairments, mental health conditions and neuro-diverse conditions finding that the system is not systematically recognising the needs of disabled people. This means defendants and accused people risk not being able to participate properly in the legal process.

  • Southern Health NHS Trust Guilty Verdict

    After a 4 year justice campaign Southern Health Trust has finally pleaded guilty in court for its failings in the case of 18-year-old Connor, a patient under their care, who drowned in a bath while having an epileptic seizure at the now-closed Slade House in Oxford in 2013.

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