Disability Labour condemn Frank Field MP

Disability Labour Condemns Frank Field MP Today, Disability Labour, an organisation affiliated to the Labour Party, which represents the interests of disabled Labour Party Members, has strongly criticised Birkenhead MP, Frank Field.In an essay, published this week Mr Field, who Chair’s the influential Parliamentary Works and Pensions Committee, suggested that disabled people could be exempted from Minimum wage legislation, and that disabled workers were less productive, compared to those without a disability. Continue reading

The loss a comrade

It is with a heavy heart we inform you that Anni Winter, a member of our National Committee has passed away. Anni is not one for fuss and so we will keep the announcement simple. In Solidarity

The way we care for people with learning disabilities is a national scandal

The Dispatches programme showed just how beneficial community-based care can be for people’s quality of life The way we care for people with a learning disability and challenging behaviour in this country is a national scandal. People are locked up like prisoners; their families are denied the rights to effectively challenge fundamental decisions about their care.   Continue reading

AGM Notice 2017

To: Disability Labour members   Dear colleague, On behalf of the Disability Labour Executive Committee, we would like to inform you of the upcoming Annual General Meeting including details on how to register to attend. A hard copy of this notice will have been posted to you already. if you have not received the notice or you are having difficulties please contact Louise at disabilitylabour@gmail.com