A System Designed to Punish

With so many pressing political priorities, the scandal of unjust and degrading disability benefits assessments could easily be forgotten. MARY HULL recounts three shocking stories that epitomise the kind of society we've become. ...

Coronavirus: Designing out Disability

As lockdown eases many disabled people remain excluded from public space due to lack of accessible public toilets. Local authorities should have a statutory duty to provide appropriate facilities for all, say DEREK BELL, MARY HULL, LIBBY MORRISON and JANICE MCLAUGHLIN....

Help Shape Labour’s Policy

Members of the shadow cabinet are holding a series of online policy roundtable discussions to allow party members to feed your ideas and experiences into Labour’s policy programme....

The NHS and UK media in the time of Covid-19

Media footage of Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak clapping for NHS workers on 26 March has become an iconic image of Britain in the time of Covid-19. But, as HANNAH HAMAD points out, the Tories have been attacking and eroding the NHS with damaging policy reform and legislation for decades....

Coronavirus: On the Ground in Croydon

In the first of a series of despatches from ILPers and friends around the country, SEAN CREIGHTON reports from Croydon where a network of mutual aid groups, willing individuals and the local authority are working hard to support the community....