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Appendix 6: Acronyms

ACAS

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

ATE

After-the-event insurance

ATOC

Association of Train Operating Companies

BDA

British Deaf Association

BDF

Business Disability Forum

BSL

British Sign Language

CFA

Conditional fee agreement

CJEU

Court of Justice of the European Union

CLA

Community Legal Advice

CPR

Civil Procedure Rules

CQC

Care Quality Commission

CRE

Commission for Racial Equality

DDA

Disability Discrimination Act 1995

DED

Disability Equality Duty

DFLE

Disability-free life expectancy

DLA

Disability Living Allowance

DLR

Docklands Light Railway

DPTAC

Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee

DRC

Disability Rights Commission

DVSA

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

DWP

Department for Work and Pensions

EA

Equality Act 2010

EASS

Equality Advisory and Support Service

EAT

Employment Appeal Tribunal

ECHR

European Convention on Human Rights

EHRC

Equality and Human Rights Commission

ELBA

Employment Law Bar Association

EOC

Equal Opportunities Commission

ET

Employment Tribunal

EU

European Union

FA

Football Association

GEO

Government Equalities Office

HLE

Healthy life expectancy

ILF

Independent Living Fund

IPSEA

Independent Parental Special Educational Advice

JCHR

Joint Committee on Human Rights

LASPO

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

LE

Life expectancy

LGBT

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender

M.E

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome

NALEO

National Association of Licensing and Enforcement Officers

NDCS

The National Deaf Children’s Society

NDPB

Non-departmental public body

NEET

Not in education, employment or training

NHS

National Health Service

ODI

Office for Disability Issues

ONS

Office for National Statistics

PHV

Private hire vehicle

PIP

Personal Independence Payment

PIRU

Public Interest Research Unit

PSED

Public Sector Equality Duty

PSV

Public Service Vehicles

PSVAR

Public Service Vehicle Accessibility Regulations

QOCS

Qualified one-way costs shifting

RNIB

Royal National Institute of Blind People

RRA

Race Relations Act 1976

SDA

Sex Discrimination Act 1975

SEN

Special educational needs

SSCS

Social Security and Child Support

TfL

Transport for London

TUC

Trades Union Congress

UKIM

UK Independent Mechanism

UNCRC

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

UNCRPD

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities




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