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‘Enough is enough’


Hackney council is being blamed for four days of planned strikes by drivers and passenger escorts on the school buses for disabled children in a... Read More
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Fight to keep school bus


Leeds Unite Community activists have won another victory in their campaign to ensure the continued running of school transport for disabled children in the area.... Read More
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Stop Universal Credit call


Thousands of disabled people on Universal Credit could be paid damages after two severely disabled men who were treated unlawfully while receiving the benefit received... Read More
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‘Human catastrophe’


The treatment of disabled people under the Tories is a “human catastrophe” the United Nations has said.   In a damning indictment, the UN Committee... Read More
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‘Appalling treatment’


HGV drivers employed by the Co-op at its West Thurrock distribution depot have begun balloting for industrial action over the ‘appalling treatment’ of their disabled... Read More
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Left all alone


More than two thirds of English councils have cut vital care packages for disabled people since the government scrapped the Independent Living Fund (ILF) in... Read More
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My life in austerity Britain


Speaking from her own personal experience disability rights activist and actor Liz Carr (pictured left) told Sunday’s (September 25) Real Britain fringe about what it’s... Read More
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Climbdown


The Prime Minister was forced into a humiliating climb down yesterday (March 21) on plans announced in the Budget to reduce the deficit by cutting... Read More
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Axe the Tax


  A move by the Court of Appeal declaring the Bedroom tax unlawful has been greeted by Unite as a “significant step forward.”   Judges... Read More
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Breaking down barriers


For our last part in UNITElive's series for Disability History Month this, we speak to Marsha de Cordova who explains how people with disabilities are... Read More
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Justice for freedom riders


Protestors, George Arthur, 64, and Tony Nuttall, 65, were arrested in June for obstructing police and fare evasion at Sheffield station during a rally against... Read More
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