Disabled Voters

More Disabled MPs Is Good News But All Politicians Have A Duty To Represent The Voices Of Disabled People

Sophie Morgan | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Politics
Sophie Morgan

There are 13 million disabled people in the UK, and that means we should be aiming for 20% of the MPs sitting in the Commons identifying as disabled. However, it is a start and a small step in the right direction - our Parliament will be stronger for the diversity of voices elected today.

Equal Voting Rights for Persons With Disabilities: What Are We Waiting For?

Ian Brook | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Politics
Ian Brook

According to the Electoral Commission in the UK, all voters should have the right to cast their vote independently and privately. However, for those with disabilities, blindness or partial sight, this is not always the case.

Campaign to Bolster the Voice of Disabled Voters in Scotland

Rob McDowall | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Politics
Rob McDowall

With one in five people of working age in Scotland having a disability, equality campaigner and SNP member Jamie Szymkowiak set up the One in Five Campaign with Labour Party activist Pam Duncan-Glancy.