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Disabled workers failed by employers in Wales

A staggering 69% of disabled workers in Wales say they have stopped working due to a disability or health condition*, according to new research from disability charity Leonard Cheshire.

Disabled people building a better Weston

Weston’s disabled people came together with the Mayor and Mayoress of Weston-super-Mare, the Chair of North Somerset council and Avon and Somerset Police, amongst others, to discuss how to make Weston more disability-friendly, with more disabled...

Weston’s disabled people break down barriers

Disabled people are joining forces with the Chairman of North Somerset Council, the Mayor and Mayoress of Weston-super-Mare and local organisations, to break down barriers to disabled people participating in community life.

Response to today's OBR findings

Our response to today's findings from the Office for Budget Responsibility concerning PIP and reforms to the UK’s disability benefits system.

Disabled dancers shimmy for Strictly Cymru

Disabled dancers shook it on Sunday (13 January) for the street-dance themed second heats of ‘Strictly Cymru’, Wales’ first inclusive dance competition.

Response to Universal Credit changes

Our response to Amber Rudd’s speech today, in which the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions announced important changes to current proposals for Universal Credit.