MP calls on UK Parliament to do more to eliminate disability hate crime

September 9, 2017 admin 0

Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has called for the UK Parliament to debate disability hate crime, highlighting the work of a […]

Online support guide for disabled victims and witnesses of crime

August 25, 2017 admin 0

The Crown Prosecution Service has published an online support guide specifically for disabled victims and witnesses of crime. The guide which the CPS produced with […]

West Sussex disability care homes investigated

August 21, 2017 admin 0

Police inquiries and unannounced inspections have been carried out at disability care homes in West Sussex. They were in response to “significant safeguarding concerns” after […]

Cannabis for Patients with Chronic Pain, PTSD: More Evidence Needed

August 18, 2017 admin 0

Researchers continue to search for evidence regarding the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. In 2 reviews recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, […]

UK family found guilty of enslaving homeless and disabled people

August 12, 2017 admin 0

Eleven members of a Lincolnshire family have been convicted of a series of modern slavery offences after forcing at least 18 victims – including homeless […]

Gang of thugs armed with baseball bats beat elderly disabled man in Bury

August 8, 2017 admin 0

The 75-year-old victim suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital as police step up patrols in Radcliffe A disabled pensioner was battered with baseball bats […]

Disabled grandmother left shaken after man shouts abuse at her

July 21, 2017 admin 0

A GRANDMOTHER told how she has been left feeling intimidated and worried about going out in her mobility scooter after a stranger hurled abuse at […]

Excessive force used to make DISABLED kids behave

July 9, 2017 admin 0

More than 350 parents of special needs children as young as four have joined a campaign for stricter laws amid claims of excessive force. DISABLED […]