Lord Morris of Manchester

Lord Morris of Manchester

There are 1 comment on the The Guardian story from Aug 14, 2012, titled Lord Morris of Manchester. In it, The Guardian reports that:

Four years after the introduction of his pioneering Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act of 1970, Alf Morris, Lord Morris of Manchester , became Britain's first minister for disabled people.

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The Citizens Trust

Barnet, UK

#1 Aug 15, 2012
A tribute to The Rt. Hon. The Lord Morris of Manchester AO QSO

From The Disability Times Trust (also known as The Citizens Trust)

Lord Morris has been the active Chairman of this Charity since 1997 and will be sorely missed, not only by our Chief Executive, Mrs.TK Moore MBE, but also the Trustee Directors and all the staff. He was a charismatic and caring man with a strong sense of right and wrong, and a love of people. He had a gentle, but persuasive manner, and his help and that of his wife Lady Irene Morris, in the founding of this very successful Charity, was invaluable. His passion was to fight for fairness and indeed the rights of disabled and disadvantage groups. His Chronically Sick and Disabled persons Act 1970 was the forerunner of the Disability Discrimination Act, which he finally guided through both Houses in 1997. It was the privilege of this organisation, through its ‘Disability Times Newspaper’(a voice of conscience for a caring nation) to play a significant part in supporting the powerful lobby assembled by Lord Morris and his fellow friends and politicians. He was a delightful person and a distinguished politician, greatly respected and highly regarded by Members of both Houses, regardless of political persuasion.

Mrs. TK Moore MBE

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