Centre for Disability Studies

Centre for Disability Studies

MA Disability Studies students celebrate graduation

MA Disability Studies students celebrate graduation

Access to Finance and Control of Money

July 28th, 2015

CDS hosted a seminar on ‘Disabled People’s Access to Finance and Control of Money’. Disabled people often face particular problems gaining access to money and exercising freedom in using it. The seminar provided an exchange of recent research and developments regarding: hate crime and financial abuse, gendered financial abuse and plans for the expansion of universal credit, law and policy on obligations of financial institutions. The speakers included Stephen Brookes and Mark Cutter from the Disability Hate Crime Network, Scarlet Harris, TUC Women’s Equality Officer, Equality and Employment Rights Anna Lawson and Alex Pearl, University of Leeds.

Contact Sarah Woodin for more details – S.L.Woodin@leeds.ac.uk

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