Prime Minister Boris Johnson outside Downing Street, ahead of a Cabinet meeting at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, A man walks past a mosaic on a wall in Manchester, Cyclists cross a bridge over Flechs Water near to Brockenhurst in the New Forest, Pedestrians walk pas the Royal Seabank Hotel in Blackpool as Lancashire enters tier 3 of the government’s coronavirus alert system, A person wearing a face mask is reflected in an art work entitled "A=V" by Ben Cullen Williams in Covent Garden, London, A gallery technician poses next to The Seagram Murals, by artist Mark Rothko during the New Collection Displays photocall at Tate Britain in London, A red deer stag stands behind females, called hinds, during the rutting (breeding) season which takes place during autumn, in Bushy Park, south west London, RAF personnel speak to residents in Selly Oak, close to the University of Birmingham, assisting with Birmingham City Council’s ‘Drop and Collect’ coronavirus test distribution, as the local authority attempt to stem the rise of cases in the area, A member of staff pours a drink in the Richmond pub in Liverpool as Prime Minister Boris Johnson reads a statement on television, as parts of the North of England are bracing themselves for the most stringent Tier 3 control, Steampunks attend the 'socially distanced' Haworth Steampunk Weekend, in the quiet village in the Pennine hills of West Yorkshire, Members of the public watch the koi fish in the Kyoto Garden at Holland Park in London. There is so much the Government could do that would actually be cost-neutral. The UN panel said there was a lack of support for disabled people to live independently, accusing the Government of transferring the responsibility to local authorities without providing the necessary funds. Says Barton: “Jerry Lewis was the worst offender, because he just said, ‘No, I know better than you do’, and kept going for decades in the face of protests. Last modified on Mon 21 Oct 2019 10.57 BST, “When you talk about disability rights with people, they just look at you like they didn’t think such a thing existed,” says Dr George Taleporos. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? Then, the documentary abruptly changes tone. Subscribe me to the practice newsletter. British soldiers yesterday boarded the tanker and detained seven suspects, the defence ministry said, after the crew were forced to take shelter from stowaways who threatened them, Staff from British Divers Marine Life Rescue and Tynemouth Aquarium release three seal pups at St Mary’s Lighthouse in Whitley Bay. We demand a full assessment of all government activity on disabled rights. The satirical artist Cold War Steve has been ordered by the council to cover up a massive windbreak depicting a naked Boris Johnson chasing a pig, which was due to be displayed on Boscombe beach. Disability Rights UK has a vision for a society where everyone can participate equally. Held at The Box museum in Plymouth, there are works on loan from both Smithsonian and Peabody institutes in America, A mural commemorating Kevin Clarke, who died after he was restrained by Metropolitan Police officers on 9 March 2018, in Lewisham, South London. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Defiant Lives shows vision of such a telethon from the 1970s, featuring some the biggest names in local TV at the time including Barry Crocker, John Farnham and Pat McDonald. “People don’t like talking about, hearing or watching disability. American blogger and human rights activist Dominick Evans has described Defiant Lives as “essential viewing”, but says there are gaps in its focus, including a lack of people of colour and of insight into work achieved by the deaf community. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover George’s connections and jobs at similar companies. Visit the website for an up-to-date list of screenings, Available for everyone, funded by readers. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. The charities had also become addicted to the money they were raising.”. Fresh nationwide lockdown restrictions in England appear to be on the cards soon as the British government targeted more areas Friday in an attempt to suppress a sharp spike in new coronavirus infections, A model presents a creation during the Bora Aksu catwalk show at London Fashion Week 2020, World kickboxing champion Carl Thomas during his attempt to run a marathon while pulling a plane at Elvington Airfield near York. “It’s kind of like disability is the worst possible thing that can happen. Some likened the event to a modern-day equivalent of the notorious 1932 film Freaks. "Drastic cuts to health and social care budgets have had an impact on disabled people’s ability to live independently; barriers to accessing justice persist and there are significant gaps in legal protection for disability rights. “People would look at them and feel sorry for them, rather than give them jobs or ask them out on a date. A learning disability is usually the result of a life-long condition that starts before adulthood. "The taking away of motability cars for instance has forced thousands of disabled people to give up work, which is not only hugely devastating for them, it is economically illiterate. An inquiry into the UK’s progress in fulfilling its commitments to a major UN convention found ministers have failed people with disabilities through a catalogue of policies in recent years, affecting a range of areas from access to healthcare to equality in education and work. It didn’t help when Lewis wrote an astonishingly ill-advised magazine article entitled If I had muscular dystrophy in which he described people with MD as “half a person”. It is also a film intended for mainstream consumption, with the aim to fill a gap in the market. It’s just not.”. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. They picket and protest. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. The Government has been criticised by the United Nations for failing to uphold the rights of disabled people through a string of austerity policies. An inquest into his death is currently ongoing, A flypast to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain flies over Westminster Abbey, London, People sit outside on a street closed to traffic to try to reduce the spread of coronavirus so bars and restaurants can continue to stay open, in the Soho area of central London. You know the kind, with dance numbers, puff pieces and wall-to-wall “inspirational” and/or tear-jerking stories interspersed with calls to action for viewers to cough up some coin.

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