Disability Rights Commission


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Disability Rights Commission

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) a body appointed by the Government to enforce anti-discrimination law affecting people with disabilities
2. (Social Welfare) (in Britain) a body appointed by the Government to enforce anti-discrimination law affecting people with disabilities
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Back in 2000, he became chairman of the Disability Rights Commission, and from 2008-2011 he chaired the Commission for the Compact.
The EHRC took over from the Commission for Racial Equality, the Disability Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunities Commission in 2007.
Sir Bert Massie, former chair of the Disability Rights Commission, said: "As a young disabled man I was fortunate in benefiting from a university education and I know what a huge difference it can make.
Jenny, who does not like clubbing in a wheelchair, has gone to the Disability Rights Commission.
In a recent report, the Disability Rights Commission said it agreed more effective monitoring of health professionals was the key to public safety.
Of particular inspiration were the keynote speakers, including Director of the Disability Rights Commission in the United Kingdom Liz Sayce.
A recent survey conducted by the Disability Rights Commission found 22 per cent of disabled people had experienced harassment in public because of their impairment.
After the incident in September 2005, Rachael's family contacted the Disability Rights Commission (DRC), a quango set up to tackle discrimination, which offered conciliation between both parties - but the shop refused to co-operate.
Newcastle was the first of five cities where the GoJo campaign is being taken by the Disability Rights Commission.
Denise McGuire, of the Department for Transport's mobility and inclusion unit, and Natalie Solomon, head of Access to Services, and the Transport Disability Rights Commission, will speak at the event.
The research commissioned by the Disability Rights Commission is the first major survey of disabled pupils and their parents across Britain.
This report is one of a series of resources from the project, "The Disability Act: Taking the Work Forward 2003-05," managed by the Learning and Skills Network (LSN) in partnership with NIACE and Skill, supported by the Disability Rights Commission and funded by the Learning and Skills Council.
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