In July 2010, the Department for Work and Pensions published a literature review: ‘Understanding the needs of people with mental health conditions and/or learning disabilities and the implications for the Pension, Disability and Carers Service’
Research published in 2010 suggests that UK disabled children experience higher levels of poverty and personal and social disadvantage than other children.
The Speaker’s Conference published its final report on 11 January 2010.
In December 2009, the Office for Disability Issues (ODI) published a strategic document that describes how government departments will work together to achieve disability equality by 2025.
In September 2009, RADAR published ‘Doing Seniority Differently. A study of high fliers living with ill-health, injury or disability’.
‘Getting Away With Murder. Disabled people’s experiences of hate crime in the UK’ was published by Disability Now, the UK’s Disabled People’s Council and Scope in 2008.
On 7 July 2009, the All Party Parliamentary Groups on Carers; Dementia; Disability; Equalities; Ageing and Older People; and Social Care held a Joint APPG meeting on the Green Paper on Adult Social Care.
On 29 April 2009 the Equality and Human Rights Commission published ‘Promoting the safety and security of disabled people’.
In 2008 the Government published a series of publications as part of its work to achieve equality for disabled people by 2025.
On 6 October 2008 EDF, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Bar Council co-hosted an event on ‘Prosecuting disability hate crime’.