Neurodivergent Labour: Written submission of evidence to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Autism’s enquiry into autism and employment

Neurodiversity Manifesto: Labour Party Launch

Submitted to the APPGA, May 2019

Neurodivergent Labour was launched on 9 February 2019 and will have its founding Annual General Meeting later this year. It continues the work of the Labour Party Autism/Neurodiversity Manifesto Steering Group, which formed in 2016 with the support of John McDonnell MP for the purpose of drafting a Manifesto on this issue for the Labour Party.

For more than two years, the Steering Group consulted widely on
the content of the Manifesto and received input from many autistic (and
otherwise neurodivergent) people; from trade unions and from other relevant
organisations. We are confident that the
resulting Manifesto represents a set of radical policies with the potential to
transform the lives of autistic people for the better.

You can read the Manifesto
on our website here: https://neurodiversitymanifesto.com/2018/09/18/labour-party-autism-neurodiversity-manifesto-final-draft-version-2018/

This submission is based on those elements of the Manifesto
concerned with employment.

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