If you are disabled and want to stand for elected office there used to be money available.
There were two schemes in the past:
EnAble Fund for Elected Office -
The EnAble Fund for Elected Office was intended to cover the additional financial costs associated with a disability, that would otherwise prevent someone from seeking elected office.
The Fund was provided by the Government Equalities Office and was administered by Disability Rights UK. The Fund was launched on 3rd December 2018.
The Fund closed on 31 March 2020.
For more information see: here
There was a previous scheme, the Access to Elected Office fund, which existed until May 2015.
The Access to Elected Office Fund offered individual grants of between £250 and £40,000 to disabled people who wanted to be selected as candidates for an election, or who were standing for election.
This fund was for additional disability-
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