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UK Parliament Launch disability and the built environment inquiry

An inquiry into disability and the built environment has been launched in the UK by the House of Commons, Women and Equalities Committee. The scope of the inquiry will include the accessibility of homes, buildings and public spaces and recognises that with an ageing population it is likely that more will experience reduced mobility during their lifetime. The inquiry will explore the extent to which accessibility needs are currently considered in our built environment and question whether more can be done to increase accessibility of both new and existing properties.

The committee has invited submissions in relation to both private homes and commercial properties. The following are some of the key issues that the committee will focus on:

For further details on the disability and the built environment inquiry click here.

Alternatively, if you would like to learn more about making buildings accessible or developing access policies please do not hesitate to contact one of our team on 01-4151285 or e-mail [email protected].