Disability Rights Commission


Also found in: Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Polls Apart Cymru is a Wales-wide e-campaign by Scope Cwmpas Cymru and the Disability Rights Commission to pinpoint constituencies that deny disabled people their right to vote in person.
Monmouth MP Huw Edwards, who condemned the company in an early day motion in the House Commons, believes it discriminated against Ms Godfrey and has written to the Disability Rights Commission.
The Disability Conciliation Service is the brainchild of the Disability Rights Commission, which has also started its first advertising campaign to raise awareness of its services and national helpline.
His case was supported by the Disability Rights Commission.
But according to a survey of more than 1,000 UK sites last April by the Disability Rights Commission, 81pc of sites still fail to meet a minimum standard of accessibility.
Track maintenance company Network Rail has promised to review its policy after a case was brought by a South Wales man and backed by the Disability Rights Commission.
WELSH higher education institutions have been praised by the Disability Rights Commission.
The Disability Rights Commission added: "It is a shame - and even more so that only four per cent of disabled people get into higher education."
The poll by the Disability Rights Commission - which included people in Coventry and Warwickshire - also revealed 53 per cent of respondents believed disabled people are not treated fairly in society.
BERT Massie, chairman of the Disability Rights Commission, has hit out at the lack of support given to parents with learning disabilities.
Speaking about the case, launched by the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) on behalf of Mr Ross,Lord Morris said: ``This landmark judgment reflects high credit on the Disability Rights Commission, and is a sharp and timely warning to other service providers.''
The Disability Rights Commission says he was discriminated against.
Full browser ?