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Council plans ban of ‘annoying’ public speakers and mobility scooters

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Nov 2016

Council plans ban of ‘annoying’ public speakers and mobility scooters

Annoying’ public speakers, rough sleepers and even certain mobility scooters could all be banned under draconian measures proposed by one local authority. Human rights campaigners have hit out at the plans by Enfield council, in London, which could see certain mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs with a limit of 8mph banned from using the pavement. The council is considering using a Public Space Protection Order...

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Publish the UN investigation into Disabled Peoples rights, Theresa May, PM.

05

Sep 2016

Publish the UN investigation into Disabled Peoples rights, Theresa May, PM.

In October 2015 the United Nations investigated the UK Government for grave and systematic violations of Deaf and Disabled people’s rights under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The findings from that investigation were sent by the UN to the UK Government but have never been made public. We call on the new Prime Minister, Theresa May, to publish the...

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Join Disabled People Against Cuts – Week of Action – 4 to 10 Sept 2016

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Sep 2016

Join Disabled People Against Cuts – Week of Action – 4 to 10 Sept 2016

Please join with Disabled People Against Cuts, WinVisible and others for the week of action: “Rights Not Games – Fight the Cuts” 4-10 Sept 2016, which coincides with the Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil.  See the programme of different actions and events below.   Before the Paralympics in London 2012 there was a massive outcry from the disability movement against benefit cuts, and the government...

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