Disability-related hate crimes up 50% in Scotland

A new report from the Crown Office has revealed that instances of hate crime related to disability...

The Injustice of Tawel Fan

Donna Ockenden’s 2015 report on the Tawel Fan ward gave the families of its patients answers, but...

Damning report on Universal Credit

The National Audit Office (NAO) has today released a damning report on the Universal Credit system....

The #PantsDown4Equality Reaction

Regular UNITE columnist Sarah Brisdion shares her experiences of the inaugural Looathon she organised in the latest issue... 'How inappropriate!’ That was one of the comments we had from a...

The Transport Loophole

Parents of disabled children can spend years finding the right school for their child and often they will then spend as much time battling to get them a place there. How disheartening it is...

Yellow card scheme abandoned

A decision has been made to abandon a 'yellow card' scheme that was being trialled to support those who have been wrongly stripped of their benefits or suffered cuts to their benefits. The...