Information on the Mayoral elections 3rd May.
Deadline 30 April
Find out the work we want the new Mayor to do for Deaf and disabled Londoners.
Findings from the recently published study ‘Prevalence and risk of violence against adults with disabilities’.
According to a recent report by Human Rights Committee
Entry deadline 15 July 2012
Fulfilling Potential Disability Strategy Consultation
An invitation to a Disability Question Time Event 20 March
Inclusion London’s information paper describes and comments on ‘Fulfilling Potential’.
Impact on government’s new ‘disability’ strategy - attend event on 1 March 11am – 4.30pm.
Important new report on recent research carried out by Inclusion London into the funding cuts experienced by London’s Deaf and disabled peoples organisations (DDPOs).
Get your voice heard in the forthcoming mayoral elections. Respond to Inclusion London's 'asks'.
Over 60 Deaf and disabled people’s organisations have signed a letter raising serious concerns about the permanent closure of the Independent Living Fund in 2015.
Disabled people are being subjected to increased levels of abuse and harassment due to unfounded reports of benefit fraud.
Protest against Welfare Reform Bill blocks Oxford Circus.
(provisional dates 1 or 5 March 2012)
Contact your MP now to urge them to vote down or radically revise the Welfare Reform Bill.
A move towards the ‘biopsychosocial’ model.
Assessment thresholds and consultation.
To provide information advice and support to those who may be victims of discrimination.
Disabled activists take the social media world by storm.
Report warns urgent action is needed.
Over thirty organisations raise their concerns.
Next Vigils & Lobbies: 1pm-3pm, Monday 23 Jan, Wednesday 25 Jan, Tuesday 31 Jan.
Consultations are running till 9 February on proposals to remove traffic lights at junctions in Westminster Croydon and City of London.
Twenty organisations have written a letter expressing deep concern at the government’s proposals to abolish crisis loans and community care grants, which act as the ultimate safety net for those in need of support.
Strong opposition to government’s proposals for Personal Independence Payment was revealed by research published in the Responsible Reform report.
defend benefit rights, stop evictions
Vigil & lobby of Parliament
1pm Wed 11 January
Government committee expresses concerns that exceptional cases funding will be inadequate and breaches of the Convention of human rights may result, following proposed cuts to legal aid.
Over sixty organisations signed a letter calling for fundamental and lasting reform of the social care system.
A press release from the Department of Transport.
Inclusion London consults DDPOs
People with dementia at higher risk of financial abuse.
Join the Care and Support Alliance at the End the Care Crisis: Lobby 2012 on Tuesday 6th March 2012 in the Houses of Parliament, Westminster.
Advocacy cuts raise fears of health and care abuse.
Inclusion London recommends that the Equality and Human Rights Commission monitors all government communications with the press, as the media continues to portray disabled people as ‘scroungers and cheats’.
Pressure from Deaf and disabled people’s organisations persuaded Maria Miller, to U turn on the decision to cut the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA)/Personal Independence Allowance (PIP) from those in residential homes.
According to ‘Unlimited Potential?’ a recently published report, some people with hearing loss were forced to resign, retire early or made redundant.
Impaired adults twice as likely to experience barriers to employment.
Sign the petition
Inclusion London highlights the reality of cuts in social care budgets and tightening of social care eligibility criteria experienced by disabled people.
Inclusion London, together with 10 supporting organisations and networks of disabled people made a submission to the Leveson inquiry to voice our growing alarm and concern at the increasingly hostile and inaccurate portrayal of disabled people in the media.
Get your MP to sign this Inclusive Education support EDM number 2481.
Got two minutes? Sign the petition, there’s only a few weeks left to influence the Welfare Reform Bill before it becomes law. The Bill will bring in changes to welfare benefits that will hit disabled people hard.
– improved but no radical change
Support and information services are disappearing at a frightening rate due to funding cuts.
Inclusion London recommends that a major new development in the Olympic boroughs is accessible and inclusive.
Pedestrian crossings in several London boroughs, including Camden, Islington and Hackney have been targeted for closure as part to the Mayor’s ‘smoothing the traffic flow’ plans.
Opening on Saturday 21 January 2012
A report recently published by Sheffield Hallam University suggests that nearly 600,000 incapacity claimants will be pushed out of the benefits system entirely by reforms to the benefit system.