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Disability discrimination news from UK Parliament.

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Disability employment gap inquiry: Work and Pensions Committee session on mental health and learning disabilities
Committee to question charity officials and academics to explore reasons for the differences in rates of employment between disabled and non-disabled people.
09 March 2021
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Lords debates Northern Ireland abortion regulations
Members discussed NI Assembly rulings and 'negative stereotypes'
16 June 2020
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Universal Credit, the labour market and disabled claimants support considered by Committee
Economic Affairs Committee takes evidence on Universal Credit on 13 May at 3.00pm
07 May 2020
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Lords debates increasing income equality and sustainability
Impact of current health crisis under spotlight
07 May 2020
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Lords debates challenges facing charitable and voluntary sector
Members discuss fundraising issues caused by Covid-19 pandemic
01 May 2020
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Barriers to electoral registration for older and disabled people examined by Committee
The Select Committee on the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 takes evidence on Tuesday 17 March at 3.30pm
13 March 2020
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Human rights of many people with a learning disability and/or autism are being breached in mental health hospitals
Joint Committee on Human Rights publish their report on the detention of young people with learning disabilities and/or autism
01 November 2019
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Government statement updates MPs on Universal Credit managed migration
Amber Rudd updates the Commons ahead of summer recess
22 July 2019
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Lords debates issues facing disabled people
Members consider potential for improved treatment
10 May 2019
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Your Story, Our History: UK Parliament launches films on disability discrimination
The UK Parliament has released a series of moving films revealing how three acts have helped disabled people to stand up to discrimination.
22 March 2019
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Social media companies and the Government have failed disabled people
Petitions Committee launch a consultation on their draft recommendations for action
03 August 2018
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Police and cross-government hate crime programme questioned on online abuse
Petitions Committte hears evidence on the experiences of disabled people with online abuse
24 April 2018
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Government responds to reports on PIP and ESA assessments
Work and Pensions Committee publishes Government response to PIP and ESA reports
23 April 2018
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