The Labour candidate for Oxford West and Abingdon on the barriers facing disabled people who aim to stand for election – and how to remove themAs a disability rights activist and someone with a disability, I’m proud to be the Labour party’s prospective parliamentary candidate for Oxford West and Abingdon: the constituency where Kathy Mohan took Theresa May to task last week for her government’s treatment of disabled people. May was wrongfooted while the nation watched. Related: Why are so few disabled candidates standing for parliament? | Frances Ryan Exclusionary policies mean that many disabled people are living in fear, pushed out of the jobs market and into poverty Continue reading…

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