It cannot be right that the law offers stringent protections against unequal treatment only after birth.
Factors responsible for reading problems include poor teaching, visual stress under fluorescent light, and temporary hearing loss in early childhood.
With nearly 14 million disabled people living in the UK, more should be involved in legislation and decision making.
We need specific, ring-fenced funding for them – which we on the Women and Equalities committee have been calling for.
Introduced with the best of intentions, they have grown and morphed beyond reason – more so than Macpherson could surely have imagined.
The levelling up agenda depends upon nation-wide digital inclusivity. If we give up on this, we will be trying to deliver it with one hand held behind our back.
I urge Ministers to make one simple change to the Domestic Abuse Bill – to start the necessary recording of data of victims and survivors.
The Government needs to expand the definition of ‘vulnerable’ to include carers and families with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities).
To respect devolution, the UK Government must not impose such a drastic development on the Province. Is this a test run for England?
Plus: More Ronseal, please. And: If the Treasury wants to flick multiple V-signs at blue collar voters, it will put up fuel duty.
There has been no consultation with those who live in the part of the UK that these changes would affect.