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Have your say in what goes in the next civil society shadow report

The next public examination of the UK under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Disabled People (CRDP) is coming up.  The deadline for submissions is 5pm on Monday 22 November 2021.

An important part of the reporting process is for Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations (DDPOs) to give our views on how well the UK is doing on fulfilling its obligations under the CRDP

 

Click this link to take you to the Inclusion London Website. and obtain further details on how you can get involved.

The following link takes you to an east read version whereby you can download, print and submit the form via post. The deadline for the is 17 November 2021

launch of our NLCF funded research report

Inclusion London are very pleased to announce the launch of our NLCF funded research report on the state of the DPO sector in England.

Titled ‘Understanding the needs of DDPOs in England’ the report details findings from extensive research carried out by Inclusion London and 7 other regional Disabled People’s Organisations with over a 100 DPOs across England to understand the current challenges and needs of our sector.

The report gives a detailed snapshot of the issues and challenges our sector are experiencing and puts forward a set of recommendations to strengthen our capacity building, movement building and policy and voice work that if implemented would transform DPOs ability to tackle the deepening structural inequalities faced by Disabled people in a post covid world.

You can download our report here: Understanding the needs of DDPOs in England

A Message for DPOs – Not Dead Yet UK

We are writing to seek your support in opposing the legalising of Assisted Suicide, which will soon be debated in both the UK and Scottish Parliaments. Although, over recent years, there have been several attempts to pass legislation to make Assisted Suicide legal in the UK, these have been overwhelmingly defeated. The UK Supreme Court also ruled against legalising assisted suicide.

Click on this link for more details

Human Rights Breaches – Email Your MP

We are supporting Liberation, a regular contributor to Inclusion London’s Campaign Forum, with their campaign against major human rights shortfalls in the government’s plans to reform the Mental Health Act. These plans have been set out in the White Paper, which the government published in January. Please can you help by writing to your MP about the shortfalls.

For more information and to find out what our concerns are, and also how to email your MP  visit our latest post 

ROFA has submitted our vision for a National Independent Living Support Service to replace the broken social care system to the Parliamentary inquiry into funding of social care.

Follow this link for further information

National Disability Strategy survey

We urge DDPOs who share and support our concerns to take part in this survey and request an extension and clear plan of engagement from Government.

 

Follow this link to the Inclusion London website and complete the survey

 

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National Independent Living Support Service (NILSS)

Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance vision on the future of independent living for Disabled people was developed through two national consultation meetings and an online consultation with disabled people and DPOs in England. For independent living to be a reality for Disabled people, we need a system that provides the right type, amount, quality and range of support options. The current social care and welfare systems are not up to the task and Disabled people’s experiences of independent living are going backwards while being subject to a dramatic postcode lottery. For more information on our vision for independent living, visit National Independent Living Support System – NILSS

ROFA has issued a Black Lives Matter statement – click here to read that statement in full

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Covid 19 and the rights of disabled people

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NILSS

Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance vision on the future of independent living for Disabled people was developed through two national consultation meetings and an online consultation with disabled people and DPOs in England.  For independent living to be a reality for Disabled people, we need a system that provides the right type, amount, quality and range of support options. The current social care and welfare systems are not up to the task and Disabled people’s experiences of independent living are going backwards while being subject to a dramatic post code lottery. Here is our vision: