The University of Liverpool has been accused of discriminating against two of its students after it charged them £50 to take out a three month assignment extenson despite the extenuating circumstances of medical needs.
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A wheelchair is not an acceptable sleeping arrangement in custody
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A woman had been detained by police for contempt of court. She had to sleep in her wheelchair as there weren't enough beds. The Court found that this, the dangerously cold conditions, and not being able to go to the toilet without male assistance, was degrading treatment.