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Press and Media 2013

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 2013 are listed below in subject order.

1. Independent living: getting a life

107 organisations stand firm on Human Rights Act - 10 December 2013

Our response to ILF Court of Appeal victory - 11 November 2013

Liz Sayce speaks at Royal College of Psychiatrists - 18 October 2013

Liz Sayce chairs Personalised Support Services for Disabled People: What can we learn? event - 25 September 2013

Transport committee report:our response - 18 September 2013

Sue Bott reflects on Personalisation Summit - 17 September 2013

We want more disabled people on Boards - 10 September 2013

Public Sector Equality Duty Review: Our response - 9 September 2013

We celebrate 60 years of the Human Rights Convention - 3 September 2013

Success of Blackpool disability led projects - 3 September 2013

DR UK response to Right to Control pilots - 30 August 2013

Sue Bott highlights problems for disabled volunteers - 14 August 2013

Disabled people need human rights - 12 August 2013

Sue Bott submits Ideal for All petition - 31 July 2013

Better working with disabled people consultation - 16 July 2013

We demand proactive EHRC on disability rights - 12 July 2013

Our response to Fulfilling Potential – making it really happen for disabled people - 4 july 2013

Our response to the spending review - 28 June 2013

Disability Rights UK on Korean TV - 26 June 2013

Risk of major disability poverty rise - 13 June 2013

True portability of social care - 23 May 2013

Disability Rights UK response to joint committee report on Draft Care and Support Bill - 21 March 2013

Leveson Inquiry: third party complaints - 18 March 2013

Disability equality e-learning for the House of Commons - 18 March 2013

Benefits

Our response to the Litchfield review - 13 December 2013

Bedroom tax law fails disabled children - 11 November 2013

Disability Rights UK condemns Government’s sham consultation on Personal Independence Payment and mobility - 21 October 2013

Bedroom tax help inadequate says Ken Butler - 28 May 2013

Universal Credit Day one. What we say - 29 April 2013

We support PIP mobility court case - 9 April 2013

Benefit cuts affect disabled people's independence - 8 April 2013

Letter to Esther Mcvey re PIP mobility test -  1 March 2013

Work Capability Test Not Fit for Purpose - 8 February 2013

2. Career opportunities – getting work, education and skills

We respond to Govt disability employment strategy - 17 December 2013

We campaign successfully for less pre job offer health questions - 10 December 2013

We want more access to FE for those with autism - 29 October 2013

We want Access to Work to be easier to claim - 28 October 2013

Liz Sayce criticises non-work programme - 9 October 2013

Media responses to our Taking Control report - 8 October 2013

We want radical change in employment support - 3 September 2013

How can disabled first-time jobseekers negotiate workplace adaptations? - 14 July 2013

Welfare reforms raise more career worries for disabled people - 14 July 2014

Tapping into the disability talent pool - 14 July 2013

What does a truly inclusive workplace look like? - 14 July 2013

We call for a single disability employment programme - 16 May 2013

Disabled people deserve better support for work schemes - 4 March 2013

3. Influencing public attitudes and behaviours

We welcome Law Commission Hate Crime consultation - 1 October 2013

Sue Bott discusses the Paralympics legacy - 3 September 2013

We host Disability Hate Crime event in Birmingham - 22 March 2013