Survey states: 85% of disabled encounter some form of verbal, physical or financial abuse

· Over half of survey respondents unsatisfied with way police handled case · Six in ten don’t even report incidents to police A new report “Hidden Hate” has uncovered widespread dissatisfaction with how the criminal justice system deals with hate crime against people with disabilities. New specialist research of 131 disabled people in London carried out for the report showed that 85% of respondents encountered…

Flexible ticketing consultation: 3-day Travelcard, annual refunds, & travel loans

· 90-day consultation with 418 responses handed to TfL · 78% in favour of a 3-day travel card · 67% want refunds for season ticket holders for walking or cycling to the office London: A recent 90-day consultation on the future of commuting in London has shown overwhelming support for new ticketing systems to encourage walking, cycling or working from home for part of the…

More than one sex worker raped or attacked every day in the UK

– Nearly 1k victims in two years – Digital ‘Ugly Mugs’ database of dangerous clients secures £85k police funding There have been 922 reported crimes against sex workers in the UK in the past two years – a quarter of those (25%) were reported rapes, 39% were sexual assaults and 44% were violent attacks. London has the highest number of reported incidents totaling two a…