Ian Macrae tries out an ingeniously simple solution to a problem which has caused him small amounts of grief and regret whenever it has arisen. Continue reading “Product review: Button-Fix almost but not quite on the button”
At last, what appears to have been something of a secret is now out. The new Minister for Disabled People is Penny Mordaunt. And she has peripheral skills which may come in useful, says Ian Macrae. Continue reading “Will Minister Mordaunt make magic?”
It’s a lack of enforcement which has left attitudes towards disabled people pretty much unchanged, argues Professor Mike Oliver, and initiatives such as the Government’s Disability Confident can never be more than a busted flush. Continue reading “Persuasion’s failed as way of changing attitudes”
The guest on this episode of The Download: Head to Head, the extended interview series from Disability Now, is Frank Gardner, Security Correspondent at the BBC.
Frank’s new novel, Crisis, is available from Amazon now.
As Theresa May’s new government gets to grips with Britain’s exit from the European Union, Helen Dolphin reports on how disabled motorists are likely to be affected. Continue reading “Brexit drives change for disabled motorists”
Highwayman Dick Turpin once famously preyed on travellers crossing Hounslow Heath. But now wheelchair user Ray Bellisario has found new danger on the town’s highways. Continue reading “No dropped curbs on Hounslow’s street of shame”