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Enjoy an Accessible Holiday This Summer

Posted by admin on 18th July 2016

Enjoy an Accessible Holiday This Summer For most of us, going on holiday is something we take for granted. But for some people with disabilities, going on holiday can be a huge challenge that takes an enormous amount of preparation and planning. But with some research and planning, you can Read more

Disabled Brexit

What will Brexit mean for disabled people?

Posted by admin on 28th June 2016

As the UK starts to plan its exit from the European Union, what will leaving the EU mean for Britain’s 10 million disabled people?

The EU has been at the forefront of supporting anti-discrimination legislation, and this has included taking some countries to court for their failure to implement it. It has also been responsible for introducing:

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Motability

More than 100 a week losing their Motability vehicles, thanks to PIP

Posted by admin on 18th June 2015

More than 100 disabled people every week are losing their Motability vehicles after being assessed for the government’s new disability benefit, the charity has confirmed.

The figures appears to confirm fears that the replacement of working-age disability living allowance with the new personal independence payment (PIP) would see at least 100,000 disabled people lose their Motability car.

Some estimates have suggested that as many as 180,000 DLA claimants could eventually be forced to give up their Motability vehicles after being reassessed for PIP.

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