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This letter from our chief executive appeared in The Times on Saturday 12 July 2014.

Tony from our internship programme for disabled students talks about the new skills he has already developed in his first month.

Girl in school

The latest newsletter from our South Asia regional office is now available.

Our international policy and campaigns manager is optimistic following commitments from DFID to the International Development Select Committee’s inquiry into disability and development.

Court case begins today fighting the government’s decision to change the way that people are tested for Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

Young Voices campaigners from Guyana, the Philippines and Kenya were in Brussels last week for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Replenishment Conference.

Simon Stevens, the new head of NHS England has reportedly said he’d like to see all care homes closed by 2060.

What does today's ADASS report mean for disabled people?

Vandalism at Bells Piece - rhubarb plants ripped from the earth and thrown on the ground

Our much-loved gardens at Bells Piece in Farnham have been trashed by vandals. A year's worth of harvest, lovingly planted and nurtured by a group of disabled people, destroyed in a single act of vandalism.

Today the government published new data which shows disabled people will be a major factor in deciding the next general election.


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