Guests Lisa Egan, David Hevey and Michael McGrath join presenter Paul Carter to discuss problems with paying PAs redundancy, the recently launched National Disability Arts Collection and Archive celebrating the battle for disability rights and why some people positively want to inspire others.
Producer Ian Macrae
The contest for leadership of the Labour party is gathering both heat and momentum. What it lacks for disabled people, says Ian Macrae, is relevance and inclusivity. Continue reading “Corbyn and Smith fail to land blows on disability”
Avowed man-about-town and dedicated socialite Mik Scarlet was surprised to find that he was thoroughly at home at the helm of a two-person yacht skimming across the water. Continue reading “Sailor Mik revels in waves of excitement”
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”