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  • General Election 2019: DRUK guide to Policy and Comment

    General Election 2019: DRUK guide to Policy and Comment

    Disability Rights UK does not endorse or support any political party but has produced a comprehensive guide to the major political parties’ positions on all the policies affecting the lives of disabled people. The guide will continue to be updated with policy areas and comment up to the General Election on 12 December 2019.

  • Tributes To Social Model Of Disability Pioneer

    Tributes have been paid to Mike Oliver, who has died at the age of 74. He named and helped develop the Social Model Of Disability, which drew a distinction between ‘disability’ which was created by society – caused by the physical environment, inappropriate or inaccessible services and attitudes and a lack of understanding – and a person’s individual impairments.

  • How do Politicians Discuss Disability Issues?

    Evan Odell, DRILL Research Programme Officer has put together an interactive blog which enables you to see how disability related words and phrases have been used in the House of Commons since 1937.

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