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

Neurodiversity Manifesto: Labour Party Launch

Submitted 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 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 access to justice.

The
Current Situation

There…

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