When you send in your Filipino passport to the Home Office so that you can get a bio metric card and then you receive devastating news that your 41 year old daughter who is living back home in the Philippines had been admitted to hospital with advanced cervical cancer, all you want to do is … Read morePassport and Home Office Not Sympathetic Enough
Many of us are fortunate enough to have somewhere to live be it with family or you have your own place. However there are over 4000 people living on the streets in the UK and Portsmouth is not the only city, town or village in this country who have their fair share of homeless people. The question is … Read moreHomelessness in our country
Recently, Oxfam released its annual report on the distribution of wealth around the world. Last year, they found that 35 people in the world had more money than the bottom 50% of the world’s population. That’s already a depressing number, but this year they found that only eight people had more than the bottom 50%. That’s eight people with … Read moreEconomic inequality: The biggest issue of our generation.
A topic of discussion all too often ignored by the media and those in power is the pressing concern of those in our society who work in unskilled labour jobs. How long will it be before computers and robots take over from workers? It sounds like some farfetched idea from a science fiction movie at … Read moreThe Automated Economy. Isn’t it time we finally accepted that there isn’t a job for everyone in our computerised society?
Immigrant. A word that will instantly provoke one strong reaction or another from most people. But how harmonious are we as a society? The recent Casey report went into a lot of detail about various problems different groups of immigrants have when trying to integrate. But if you heard about this report from most … Read moreIntegration. What we’ve learned from the Casey Report.
On Tuesday 8th November we had the pleasure of interviewing cllr Donna Jones leader of Portsmouth Council about what was going on in Portsmouth. My first question to her was when is the new bus terminal going to be finished as it has been going on for ages, it was revealed it will be open … Read moreInterview with Donna Jones
After years of campaigning, it’s here! All health and adult social care providers in England are now required to provide medical information in a format that blind and partially sighted people can access. This is thanks to the NHS England Accessible Information Standard (also known as SCCI 1605) which mandates that anyone providing a service … Read moreRNIB Need it to Read it article
by : Dave Taylor On Friday 9th September Portsmouth held it’s first disability confident event at the Victory Suite Fratton Park Portsmouth Football Club, it was hosted by Portsmouth South MP Flick Drummond and supported by Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt who was in Rio cheering on our paralympics there were local business and charity … Read moreDISABILITY CONFIDENT EVENT PORTSMOUTH