Disabled People's Rights
This page is where you will find information, guidance and support relating to disability rights. This page is in its infancy but will be updated regularly so remember to check back in the future.
Rights for disabled people are complicated and covered by many differing pieces of legislation.
The most comprehensive collection of information is available on the disabilityrights.co.uk website factsheets page.
Disability Rights UK is a unification of Disability Alliance, RADAR and The National Centre For Independent Living formed on 1st January 2012. They aim to be the largest national pan-disability organisation led by disabled people. Click the link above to visit their website.
The EHRC has a statutory remit to protect, enforce and promote equality within a number of sectors including disability. They are experts in discrimination cases and have extensive legal powers relating to equality law. The EHRC in England can be contacted on the details below. For other regions in the UK, please visit their website using the link above.
0808 800 0082 - England main number
0808 800 0084 - England textphone
Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm
Saturday - 10am - 2pm
Closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays