A disability rights campaigner has issued judicial review proceedings in the High Court challenging the government’s decision to cap support for disabled people in work under the Access to Work Scheme. David Buxton, a Deaf BSL user and CEO of the charity Action on Disability,...

Daniel Smith talks to the Guardian about his experiences of how the state responds to disability hate crime. Daniel’s solicitor Sarah Ricca said, ‘The inadequate and discriminatory treatment that victims of disability hate crime receive from the authorities is well-documented. Daniel is determined to see things...

A High Court legal challenge by a service user represented by DPG has forced Manchester Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust and the three Manchester Clinical Commissioning Groups to withdraw their decisions to cut seven specialist mental health services in the area. The services, which...