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EDM (Early Day Motion) 2617: tabled on 17 July 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the serious challenges and barriers faced by disabled people working in education as revealed by the University and College Union’s survey of its 2,200 members who identify as disabled; pledges its support to enabling positive change, dismantling barriers and improving working conditions for all those with disabilities; and calls on the Government to act in the interests of disabled staff and students in education by: setting time limits for the implementation of reasonable adjustments, initiating a review of building regulations to ensure they are fit for purpose in meeting the accessibility needs of disabled people, implementing a statutory right to disability leave, reaffirming the right for disabled people to access mainstream education and reversing cuts to SEND (Special Education Needs and Disability) provision.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.