Arts council fails to increase inclusion - Foster

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport stated in its Annual Report 2005 that it was 'on course' for achieving its joint targets for increasing participation by under-represented groups in arts events. However the Annual Report also states that since 2001 the number of disabled people attending at least two arts events, and the number of socially excluded people participating in at least two arts events, has actually fallen.

28 Jun 2005

New Deal For Disabled People To Be Scrapped Not Extended

A letter from the Department for Work and Pensions to Paul Holmes MP has thrown into doubt the Government's support for the New Deal for people with disabilities, despite Gordon Brown's statement yesterday that abolishing the New Deal would mean they could not move people off incapacity benefits into work.

8 Apr 2005

Labour Selection Policies Hit Special Needs Children Hardest

Liberal Democrat Disability Spokesman and member of the Education and Skills Select Committee, Paul Holmes MP, questioned the Secretary of State for Education, Rt Hon Ruth Kelly MP, today over the failure to practise inclusion for children with Special Educational Needs, including disabilities.

2 Mar 2005

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