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Tory backbenchers poised for stand-off with Theresa May over delaying disability benefit cuts

Theresa May is facing open Commons dissent from more than a dozen Tory MPs who are preparing to join Scottish nationalists in calling for a delay to disability benefit cuts reports the Daily Telegraph.

Work capability assessment overhaul for disabled

The scheme that assesses claimants of disability benefits faces a major overhaul, with ministers promising to extend a "revolution" of getting more people into work reports BBC News.

Richard Branson Supports People With Disabilities -- Here Are Six Ways You Can Do It, Too

Why should leaders care about disability reports Forbes?

Government aims to halve disability employment gap in UK

Green paper proposing to help 1m disabled people into work includes overhaul of fit-to-work assessment – but leaves critics sceptical reports the Guardian

Government pledges to tackle 'prejudices' stopping people with disabilities from being employed

'With all the evidence showing that work is a major driver of health, this is a big opportunity' reports The Independent

Charity condemns cutting of disability allowance for boy with heart condition

Family of Ben Gamble, eight, to appeal against decision that will remove help he needs to contribute to society reports The Guardian.

Disabled visitors not about ‘risk management’, says VisitScotland

Disabled visitors to Scotland should be considered valuable customers who require new and innovative customer service and not be seen as part of "risk management” according to the national tourism organisation VisitScotland reports The Caterer.

Nicola Sturgeon pledge over disability rights

The First Minister will pledge to safeguard the rights of disabled people when she speaks at a conference this week reports The Scotsman.

Is your website accessible to the blind and vision impaired?

How would you react if you received a letter from a law firm alleging that your hotel’s website is in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) because it discriminates against persons who are visually disabled reports e-hotelier?

CAMPAIGN: Disability works in Sheffield

The Sheffield Star is launching a campaign to help disabled people into work - and needs your assistance