Consultations


BBC DOCUMENTARY SERIES

11

Apr 2017

BBC DOCUMENTARY SERIES

This a request for people to come forward to participate in the documentary who are either carers or are disabled and in low paid work or recently had to leave work and struggle financially. I work for a TV production company KEO Films. Our BBC observational documentary series will aim to follow the lives of those behind the political buzz words of ‘just-about-managing’, and understand...

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

30

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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Moving back to the community questionnaire

26

Sep 2016

Moving back to the community questionnaire

Moving back to the community questionnaire CHANGE are working on a project about coming out of Assessment and Treatment Units (inpatient hospitals) and moving back into the community. We would like to hear about experiences of people with learning disabilities to see how this can be done in the best way. This information will help us find out what works well and what can be...

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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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