England (Q1116)

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country part of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. Often competes under its own flag in non-IPC governed sports.
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English
England
country part of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. Often competes under its own flag in non-IPC governed sports.

    Statements

    1998
    Following the English Sports Council, National Disability Sports Organizations (NDSOs) and the national ‘Task Force – Disability’ withdrawing funding from Pro-Sport Forum, the organization disbanded in 1998.
    February 1997
    In February 1997, none of the nineteen members of the English Sports Council Disability Taskforce had a disability.
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    July 1996
    At the first meeting of the English Sports Council Disability Task Force in July 1996, only four of the fourteen delegates had a disability.
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    April 1997
    Four articles were published in Disabled People’s Movement in April 1997 in response to Ian Stanton having brought attention to the lack of coverage of sport.
    1997
    Pro-Sport Forum of Disabled People was created in response to Ian Stanton's activism in 1997 as a way to bring more voices of people with disabilities to disability sports.
    1997
    Ian Stanton, a disability activist, brought attention to the lack of cooperation between the Disabled People’s Movement (DPM) and sport in 1997.
    The English Sports Council created ‘Task Force – Disability’ by drawing on members of natinal disability sport organizations to advise them on all issues related to disabled people in sport.