Great news to many disabled people, yet its nothing they haven’t heard before
Access and Inclusion is a passion of mine. It simply isn't right that in today's world people with a disability are not able to take part in day to day activities.
Manchester United are set to reduce the capacity of Old Trafford by 2,400 to allow works to be completed to meet minimum standards for disabled fans.
25/01/2017 12:04 GMT
Many disabled groups, fans and the EHRC themselves are fast running out of patience, and Lord Holmes, the disabilities commissioner at the Equalities and Human Rights Commission, has threatened the Premier League and its clubs with legal action under anti-discrimination legislation if they don't comply with minimum standards, and the Culture media and sports committee says it would support this action.
17/01/2017 11:06 GMT
Watford Football Club one of the country's top football clubs, has admitted that it will not meet a promise made by the Premier League that all of its stadiums will meet access standards by August 2017.
11/01/2017 17:19 GMT
Disabled supporters have an absolute right to expect the same enjoyable, socially inclusive experience as every other fan and football clubs have a moral and legal obligation to provide this. The clock is ticking.
17/08/2016 15:24 BST
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08/02/2016 15:16 GMT
Hopefully the #holditin Campaign will gather pace, and make the decision makers at football clubs realise that with the introduction of Changing Places, more fans can access the Matchday Experiance, which provides a great Business model for a stable future.
01/02/2016 12:55 GMT
17/12/2015 15:41 GMT
16/12/2015 10:15 GMT
The campaign against my club, Manchester United has shown that football clubs don't like bad press, and I hope this series of blogs will help make the clubs take note and make changes to support all their fans. If you have an experience to share, get in touch, and let's help make change together.
11/12/2015 09:58 GMT
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