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Crippen blinked and missed a government sleight of hand!

By Crippen / 2021-08-09
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Wow … I blinked and before you could say High Court action (see my previous blog) I hear that the government have decided to launch

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Crippen hears that Disability strategy delayed again!

By Crippen / 2021-07-29
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Having told us that their controversial disability strategy would be published in the spring of this year … then the summer … then “soon”, the

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Crippen responds to Boris’ latest gamble with our lives!

By Crippen / 2021-07-19
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So, instead of just throwing the baby out with the bathwater, Boris Johnson seems determined to flush most of the disabled community down the toilet

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Crippen supports disabled women’s protest over Covid deaths

By Crippen / 2021-07-14
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Disabled women have begun a three-week protest to highlight “appalling” research findings that showed they were almost twice as likely to die from COVID-19 during

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Crippen asks how can we engage young disabled people?

By Crippen / 2021-07-06
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Crippen hears of another High Court action against the Government

By Crippen / 2021-07-02
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A disabled woman is preparing to mount a High Court challenge after complaining about a lack of British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters at Government Covid

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Crippen talks with Jo Verrent about the emergence of some new groups

By Crippen / 2021-06-28
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I’ve recently been working with Jo Verrent, a producer at Unlimited, an arts commissioning programme that enables new work by disabled artists to reach both

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Crippen discovers that the pandemic has left disabled people who work in the arts and culture sector a brief window in which to act

By Crippen / 2021-06-28
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A survey, that was recently commissioned to mark the first anniversary of the UK Disability Arts Alliance #WeShallNotBeRemoved campaign, suggest that there are significant threats

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Crippen revisits the continuing abuse of disabled people in institutions

By Crippen / 2021-06-25
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Did you know that calls to address the scandal of learning disabled people and those with Autism inappropriately locked up in long-stay institutions date back

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Crippen discovers that 6 out of 10 people who have died from COVID-19 are disabled

By Crippen / 2021-06-18
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Mehrunisha Suleman, Senior Research Fellow at the Health Foundation has responded to the latest statistics on Covid related deaths from the Office of National Statistics’ (ONS). She

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