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Choices and rights: The story of the Disability Discrimination Act

Choices and rights: The story of the Disability Discrimination Act

This month marks the 20th anniversary of the enactment of the first disability anti-discrimination law in the UK. It's a time to look back at the disability rights movement in the early 90's, which was so vibrant during the period, and to canvas some views about what has been achieved, and what is still left to be done.

Imagine never having disclosed your chronic pain to anyone except close family? Sandra Lawry has waited 62 years to tell her story, and she shares it with us.

Justin Tomlinson, appointed as Minister for Disabled People back in May after the general election, gives one of his first long-form interviews since he took up the post.

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