Achieving everyday equality for disabled people

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Life today is still much harder for the 13 million disabled people in this country than it needs to be. In 2017 disabled people still face barriers to employment and are not getting the care and support they need to live independently. More disabled people than non-disabled people are living in poverty or are materially…


An inclusive education

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Education is the passport to opportunity. It is only right that all children are given equal opportunities to reach their full potential, educated in a world-class system to become the next leaders, entrepreneurs, teachers, strategists, economists, doctors, lawyers or scientists. First, this means addressing the inequality that has a huge impact on life chances. A…

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Labour’s turning point

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Black Wednesday, the Maastricht treaty and what John Smith would think about Brexit Twenty-five years ago, ‘Black Wednesday’ saw the pound forced out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM). This dramatic humiliation of John Major’s government on 16 September 1992, wrecked the Tory party’s reputation for economic competence and ignited a furious internal struggle over…