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Half of homeless people have experienced traumatic brain injury: study | Globalnews.ca

Labour will appoint a shadow minister for neurodiversity in a bid to improve its policies around autism and other behavioral differences.

The announcement follows an open letter to Jeremy Corbyn by Monique Craine, a blogger who campaigns for autism rights, who suggested the idea.

 
 

John McDonnell, Labour shadow chancellor, backed the plan in public earlier month and said he would consult on the issue.

 

Speaking at a book launch over the weekend he said the shadow minister proposal was “brilliant idea” for increasing representation.

 

“We want to represent the whole of society fairly. At the moment we are focusing on LGBT, we’re focusing on women, we’re focusing on race, etc,” he said, according to the Guardian newspaper. …

Source: Half of homeless people have experienced traumatic brain injury: study | Globalnews.ca


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