The proof is in the pudding

That was premise of The Great British Bake off and many a proud cook. The same could be said for this government’s treatment of disabled people.  When Marsha De Cordova MP asked her question last week; (quoted directly from the website theyworkforyou.com) “NHS survey data show that, under the Conservatives, 43% of those in receipt […]

Logo for the No Hate campaign. Source: Disability Talk. Used with thanks.

National Hate Crime Awareness Week – The Rise in Disability Hate Crime

15th – 20th October 2018 is National Hate Crime Awareness Week here in the United Kingdom. According to Police figures across England and Wales there has been a 33% increase in disability hate crime in 2017-18 compared to the previous year. These figures, reported in The Independent on Monday, are based on Freedom of Information […]

Photo of the Disability Labour AGM 2018.

Our First 25 Days

As this is my first blog as Co-Chair for Disability Labour, I’d like to welcome all our members, new and old, to what I believe is a new beginning for our socialist society. As many of you will be aware, it’s been a difficult period for Disability Labour, and we have in many respects been […]