Government policy can play an important role in the lives of people with learning disabilities, whether it is benefit eligibility or social care policy.
Government pledges to monitor autism employment gap - for the first time
Mental capacity bill amendment reaches final stages - and concerns remain
Cross-sector concerns have repeatedly been raised about the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill since proposals were introduced last summer. The Bill, which campaigners fear will dilute existing human rights safeguards and give undue power and responsibility to organisations supporting older and disabled people.