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Manifesto for Equality Now (Holyrood 2021)

Glasgow Disability Alliance (GDA) launches Manifesto for Equality GDA have published their manifesto for Equality, which asks mainstream political parties to consider the needs and rights of disabled people in the upcoming Scottish Elections. They state: ‘Disabled people face barriers, inequality and poorer outcomes across all areas of life. Poverty, prejudice, and lack of understanding […]

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Manifesto for Change: 10 Priorities for Disabled People in Scotland

Disability Equality Scotland’s Manifesto for Change: Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in May 2021, Disability Equality Scotland have produced a Manifesto for Change that they would like to see taken up by all political parties standing in the election. Disabled people face inequality and discrimination across all facets of society. The COVID-19 pandemic has […]

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UK Government Survey on Strategy for Disabled People

The Scottish Government has launched a public survey to gather views of disabled people, carers, charities and stakeholders on the content of a National Strategy for Disabled People, which is due to be launched in spring of this year. The UK Disability Survey continues the engagement that was carried out across government throughout 2020, and […]

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Report on Disabled People’s experiences during COVID-19

Inclusion Scotland Report Highlights Disabled People’s Experiences during COVID-19 Inclusion Scotland have published a report on Disabled People’s experiences during COVID-19, based on a Survey of 822 disabled people accessing social care support across Scotland, during the current Coronavirus crisis. They found that Disabled people and their carers are under significant pressure because: Social care […]

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