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Some people were unable to vote in the last general election because of their disabilities, according to the Electoral Commission.
Deaf and disability organisations have accused the Government and local authorities of human rights violations due to policies which prevent disabled people living independent lives.
A woman has won a legal challenge against her district council over voting access for the blind and partially sighted.
The websites of nearly a third of councils failed an accessibility test for people with disabilities proving digital access is still ‘an ongoing challenge’.
A civil liberties group has demanded the ‘failing’ Prevent duty be scrapped after education authority admits discriminating against a child with a toy gun.