Who is being excluded by digital by default? Don’t ask DWP!

Aspire is concerned about the impact of digital by default on people with spinal cord injury when applying for Universal CreditRead more

Money for Universal Credit, but is the government listening?

When it comes to Universal Credit the DWP persists in dismissing evidence of its systemic flaws and refusing to measure what it doesn’t want to see.Read more

The loneliness trap?

The Government's new loneliness strategy is at direct odds with Activity Alliance's recent research, "The Activity Trap".Read more

Universal Credit: "If they're not getting it right they should stop rolling it out!"

Our Policy Manager responds to Justin Welby's comments at the TUC conference that "Universal Credit has left too many people worse off".Read more

Accessible affordable wheelchairs: a global challenge that truly begins at home

Making sure the world's disabled population has access to affordable equipment is an important goalRead more

The Global Disability Summit

Our Policy Manager expresses his incredulity that the UK is hosting the Global Disability Summit!Read more

Spending watchdog tears into Universal Credit

Aspire's Policy Manager, Andrew Shipley, comments on the National Audit Office's damning review of Universal Credit.Read more

A year after the Grenfell Tragedy

How will the withdrawal of the 'stay put' advice affect the safety of disabled people living in blocks of flats?Read more

Aspire at the British Standards Institution annual conference

Our Policy Manager Andy Shipley spoke about our concerns for the fire safety of disabled residents of high rise flats following the Grenfell Tower tragedyRead more

Ministers’ Motability Con

Read our guest blog by Neil Coyle MP about how he has been "appalled at the recent treatment of Motability."Read more

What isn't being said about loneliness and disability

For many disabled people, the loneliness they endure on a daily basis is a direct consequence of Government policy.Read more

Brian Carlin responds to Philip Hammond's comments

Aspire's CEO responds to Philip Hammond's comments about disabled people in the workforceRead more

A country that works for everyone, but us

Our verdict on the budget and how it has nothing to help disabled peopleRead more

NHS wheelchair provision falls short

Our views on how poor quality provision is robbing wheelchair users of their independence.Read more

UN Committee finds UK has failed to fulfil its obligations to disabled people

The UN Committee on the Rights of People with Disability has published the conclusions of its inquiry into the UK government’s implementation of the Convention on the rights of People with Disability and have found that the UK has failed to fulfil its obligations.Read more

Grenfell: The future of fire safety for disabled people

Our thoughts on the impact of Grenfell on the 13.3. million disabled people living in the UKRead more

What the election manifestos mean for disabled people

Focused on three main areas: welfare benefits, social care and employment.Read more

Good work and the disability employment gap

We examine what disabled people need from the next Government regarding their employment and support into work.Read more

Homes at the heart of a Britain for disabled people

The Woman and Equalities Committee present the idea of an inclusive society, in which the housing needs of disabled people is metRead more