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Gove rejects suggestion that disabled people not prioritised for support during pandemic – as it happened
Michael Gove asked about Boris Johnson suggestion package to protect people with disabilities should be prepared ‘in slower time’

Andrew Sparrow

28, Nov, 2023 @5:21 PM

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A new start after 60: I lost my sight, fell in a canal - and became the writer I’d always wanted to be
When his vision failed, Roger Cowell knew he needed to find a different way to live. So he put pen to paper, and the words poured out of him

Ammar Kalia

27, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Good tenants used to be gold – but in today’s rental market, we’re being squeezed out | Ken Haley
With rental vacancies the lowest they have ever been, people with disabilities like me are extra vulnerable if the homes we have built over decades are taken away

Ken Haley

26, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘I had my chance to die – but I made my choice’: meet the young Ukrainian soldier fighting for amputee visibility
Daniil Melnyk is one of up to 50,000 Ukrainians who have lost limbs during the Russian invasion. With photographer Marta Syrko, he is sharing his story to battle stigma around disability

Charlotte Higgins

26, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Jeremy Hunt is punishing the sick with this welfare crackdown | Letters
Letters: Stephen Butler, Carolyn Sutton, Debbie Cameron respond to benefits changes in the autumn statement. Plus a letter from a reader who highlights the structural difficulties disabled people face in the workplace

23, Nov, 2023 @6:08 PM

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The Tories are back to monstering people on benefits – and it has nothing to do with saving money | Frances Ryan
Straight out of the 2010 playbook, the party’s plan to force disabled people into work is pure performative cruelty, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan

Frances Ryan

23, Nov, 2023 @11:15 AM

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2023 celebrates adventure for all
Diversity was the watchword at this year’s gathering of outdoors lovers in Cumbria, with all races, sizes and abilities celebrated

Jane Dunford

23, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Thousands on disability benefits to lose extra £5,000 a year in autumn statement
An estimated 370,000 people will be ineligible for incapacity benefits and forced to look for work, Jeremy Hunt announces

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

22, Nov, 2023 @6:49 PM

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Third of UK carers with poor mental health have thoughts of suicide, survey finds
Lib Dems call for £1bn support package to improve help for carers through access to respite care and increased allowance

Anna Bawden Social affairs correspondent

22, Nov, 2023 @6:00 PM

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‘Made to feel like a scrounger’: chef waiting for hip operation fears losing £84-a-week benefit
People with mobility issues will be asked to work from home or lose benefits. Christine Espley is anxious how she could cope

Jedidajah Otte

22, Nov, 2023 @5:35 PM

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Disability advocate hits back at ‘misleading’ claims that NDIS funding is incentivising autism diagnoses
Chief of Children and Young People with Disability Australia says families are simply seeking help for their children, with the NDIS ‘the only place to turn’

Stephanie Convery

22, Nov, 2023 @12:31 AM

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Disabled people must work from home to do ‘their duty’, says UK minister
People with mobility and mental health problems should work from home or lose benefits under new policy

Ben Quinn Political correspondent

21, Nov, 2023 @9:42 AM

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