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Press releases

Here is a selection of our most-read press releases.

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2020

Disability employment faces a cliff edge

Councils fail on legal web accessibility duty

Disabled people are facing an unthinkable dilemma between health and ages

Disabled people fear being 'pushed out' of post-lockdown world

Disabled people fear they are being forgotten by Government

Prime Minister is forgetting disabled people and risks turning back clock on equality

Disabled people struggle to get food and essentials during coronavirus

Proposal to suspend Care Act

Coronavirus: Scope response

Shop closures across Scope in response to coronavirus

Scope's response to the Budget

2019

Andrew McDonald CB resigns as Chair

Corporate reporting guide

Government announce drive to tackle barriers faced by disabled people

Businesses urged to take action over disability employment crisis

Scope responds to Amber Rudd's speech on welfare reform and employment 

2018

Corporate reporting of disability in the workplace - November 2018

Scope appoints new chief executive Mark Hodgkinson - November 2018

Scope calls for minister for disabled children and families - October 2018

Scope launches Disability Gamechanger campaign - August 2018

Our letter to Theresa May - July 2018

Scope responds after judge grants High Court review of Universal Credit - May 2018

Disability employment gap has not changed in a decade - May 2018

Blue badge scheme extended - January 2018

2017 and earlier

Chancellor makes derogatory comments about disabled people - December 2017

Scope responds to proposed changes to the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) - February 2017

Scope concerned by reported relaxation of assisted suicide guidance - July 2014

Brits feel uncomfortable with disabled people - May 2014

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