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

What we’d like to see the general election deliver for disabled people

How the upcoming general election will have an impact on disabled peopleRead more

A disappointing budget for disabled people

Aspire's Policy Manager comments on the impact of today's budget for disabled peopleRead more

Transport hell for disabled people

The Disability Discrimination Act was introduced over 21 years ago and yet disabled people still face difficulties whether trying to travel by bus, train or aeroplane.Read more

Planning law breakthrough

Aspire is backing this long overdue change to planning laws secured by Heidi Allen MP.Read more

Aspire welcomes changes to Work Capability Assessment

Our views on the recent announcement by the Government about changes to assessments for disabled peopleRead more

Aspire supports RSA's Inclusive Living design challenge

Aspire is pleased to support this award that challenges the current way homes are designedRead more

Aspire remembers Professor Paul Kennedy

Aspire is saddened to learn that founder & chair of MASCIP, Professor Paul Kennedy, has passed awayRead more

An Intolerable Situation

Watch our new film to see the impact of living in inaccessible housing.Read more