The Importance of Representation

Of the population in the UK, nearly one fifth are disabled.  Despite this, the appearance of disabled people in advertisements is rare – unless of course, the advertisement is aimed specifically at disabled people. In a survey of Brits, 55%

6-06-2018

Inaccessible Housing

Many disabled people and their families are reporting that their housing situations are not suitable for their needs – both in bought and rented homes.  Around 1.8 million disabled people in England are currently struggling to find appropriate housing, with

28-05-2018

Truly Accessible Cities?

Allied Mobility reflect on the accessibility of cities for disabled citizens in 2018 and ask, ‘what can be done to make cities truly accessible’? Prediction of the Rise of Disabled Urban Populations One billion disabled people are estimated to be

18-04-2018

Could it be the Last Straw?

Disability group One in Five has mounted a campaign in protest to Government plans to stop businesses from stocking straws. With The Marine Conservation Society estimating that the UK throws away around 8.5 billion plastic straws a year, it’s understandable

28-02-2018

Blue Badge Backlash

In recent months, reports of enforced parking charges for blue badge holders have been on the rise. It will generate a relatively small amount financially for the amount of distress and anguish it will cause. Wrexham and Darlington are just

29-01-2018

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