Disability activism

“I knew I was miserable but to say I’d rather be dead? It hurts me that my younger self didn’t see a future.” Actor Liz Carr’s lightbulb moment that changed her life
Liz Carr
Press Release

“I knew I was miserable but to say I’d rather be dead? It hurts me that my younger self didn’t see a future.” Actor Liz Carr’s lightbulb moment that changed her life

The Silent Witness star reflects on her life journey to activism against assisted dying in this week’s Big Issue
Activist to take DWP to court over disability benefit reforms: 'Disabled voices should be heard'
dwp protest
Exclusive

Activist to take DWP to court over disability benefit reforms: 'Disabled voices should be heard'

Jeremy Hunt didn't mention disabled people once in his Spring Budget. It shows how little he thinks of us
Rachel Charlton-Dailey 

Jeremy Hunt didn't mention disabled people once in his Spring Budget. It shows how little he thinks of us

Disabled people on benefits aren't to blame for UK's recession – the Tories are
Rachel Charlton-Dailey

Disabled people on benefits aren't to blame for UK's recession – the Tories are

Tories want to make UK better for disabled people. It counts for nothing if we can't survive winter
Rachel Charlton-Dailey

Tories want to make UK better for disabled people. It counts for nothing if we can't survive winter

Disabled people are again missing out on extra cost of living support – it's cruel and embarrassing
Empty wallet
Rachel Charlton-Dailey 

Disabled people are again missing out on extra cost of living support – it's cruel and embarrassing

Tories unveil plan to make UK 'most accessible place in the world' – but does it go far enough?
disability
Disabilities

Tories unveil plan to make UK 'most accessible place in the world' – but does it go far enough?

Poverty is even harder if you're disabled and from the North East. Believe me, I'm both
Boarded up houses in Middlesbrough, England.
Rachel Charlton-Dailey

Poverty is even harder if you're disabled and from the North East. Believe me, I'm both

Disabled people are suffering as a result of government neglect. It's time we united for justice
disabled people protesting
Disability Rights UK

Disabled people are suffering as a result of government neglect. It's time we united for justice

‘The DWP took away my disability benefits. I've had so many tribunal dates I've lost count'
dwp
Disability benefits

‘The DWP took away my disability benefits. I've had so many tribunal dates I've lost count'

Disabled people are being left out of the climate conversation
two wheelchair users on a subway platform in Taiwan
Environment

Disabled people are being left out of the climate conversation

Disabled people are missing out on the government's cost of living payments. This needs to change
cost of living help for households
Rachel Charlton-Dailey

Disabled people are missing out on the government's cost of living payments. This needs to change

Sophie L Morgan: 'It’s radical being visible'
Sophie L Morgan
Letter to my Younger Self

Sophie L Morgan: 'It’s radical being visible'

What do disability rights experts make of government plans to boost employment?
Employment

What do disability rights experts make of government plans to boost employment?

£150 cost of living disability payment is not enough, charities warn
Cost of living crisis

£150 cost of living disability payment is not enough, charities warn

Disabled people are speaking out about Travelodge's accessible room policy
Image of a hotel room
Disability

Disabled people are speaking out about Travelodge's accessible room policy