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Press Office

Contact our Press Office

For media enquiries call 07590 929 441 (this number is for journalists only, it is not an advice or enquiry line).

Our press and media releases are listed in the yearly archives on the left hand side of this page.

Our press releases for 2017 are listed below in subject order.

1. Independent living: getting a life

DR UK is pleased that amendments have been made to Bus Services Bill in line with the Paulley decision - 15 March 2017

DR UK gives evidence to the UNCRPD in Geneva - 13 March 2017

DR UK launches UNCRPD evidence report in House of Lords - 9 March 2017

DR UK disappointed that Bill to equalise time limits for abortion talked out - 1 March 2017

Disabled people tell UN committee that UK is failing on international rights convention - 30 January 2017

DR UK welcomes debate on abortion and disability - 30 January 2017

Paulley case is an important milestone – and more legal clarification needed - 18 January 2017

An important message from DR UK CEO Liz Sayce - 17 January 2017

DR UK concerns over any funding settlement for health and social care - 11 January 2017

New DR UK CQC ‘Tell Us About Your Care’ partnership - 9 January 2017

Benefits

DR UK raises concerns about PIP changes to the Minister for Disabled People - 15 March 2017

Disability costs must be covered before applying £30 ESA cut say Work and Pensions Committee - 3 February 2017

Sport and leisure

2. Career opportunities – getting work, education and skills

DR UK welcomes U turn on NI class 4 contributions hike - 15 March 2017

DR UK welcomes initiatives regarding disabled apprentices - 13 January 2017

3. Influencing public attitudes and behaviours