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Leigh Day | United Kingdom | 15 Apr 2019

Continuity needed to ensure adults with cerebral palsy enjoy maximum independence

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published a new set of guidelines at the beginning of the year to address the lack of

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Leigh Day | United Kingdom | 11 Jun 2018

Disabled man wins landmark discrimination case

A 64 year old London man with Multiple Sclerosis has won his claim of disability discrimination against a management company after it failed to make

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Leigh Day | United Kingdom | 5 Jun 2017

Woman settles legal claim over voting access for the blind and partially sighted

A woman from Norwich who is registered as blind has settled her legal case against her local authority over breaches to her rights to vote

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Leigh Day | United Kingdom, European Union | 22 May 2017

Workers' rights - heading in the Right direction?

With the snap general election fast approaching on 8 June 2017 Theresa May has promised that she will oversee the “greatest expansion in workers’

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Leigh Day | United Kingdom | 11 May 2017

The Lucky 13

Only 13 of people in the UK are getting through their day feeling balanced and happy. This eye-opening statistic is published as Mental Health

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Leigh Day | United Kingdom | 27 Apr 2017

Bedroom Tax success for people with disabilities

A Court has ruled today that a couple, one of whom has severe disabilities and therefore need a second room for medical reasons, should have been

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Leigh Day | United Kingdom | 6 Jun 2016

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee is currently taking evidence on sports stadia accessibility

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee is currently running an inquiry into the issue of accessibility at sports stadia across a range of sports

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Leigh Day | United Kingdom | 24 Mar 2016

Discrimination lawyers welcome House of Lords report on treatment of disabled people

The House of Lords has today published a scathing report on the treatment of disabled people. The report , by the Equality Act 2010 and Disability

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Leigh Day | United Kingdom | 4 Dec 2015

Purple workforce project one year on

The annual UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities has come round again, with its invitation to pause and reflect on disability issues

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Leigh Day | United Kingdom | 5 Jun 2015

Government found to have acted unlawfully over disability payments

A High Court judge has today ruled that the Government acted unreasonably toward disabled people by delaying payments of personal independence

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