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The Life of Alf Morris

A three part documentary series celebrating the life of Alf Morris, the worlds first minister for disabled people.


This three-part documentary series focuses on the late Lord Alf Morris, who became Britain’s first minister for disabled people after passing the the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the Equality Act 2010. Alf Morris was born and bred in Manchester and served as an MP for Wythenshawe. Throughout his lifetime, he campaigned tirelessly for the rights of disabled people

Often described at the Magna Carta for disabled people, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the Equality Act 2010 was the first disability rights legislation anywhere in the world and laid the foundations for all future legislation to aid the disabled.

Produced and directed by New Take Films in conjunction with Brazen Productions and Manchester Histories.

Alf the Man

From Alf's childhood in Ancoats through to his death in 2012, this film celebrates Alf as a son, husband, father and a man who changed so many lives through his work on the disability act and beyond.


Alf the Act

How has the Alf’s Act affected disability law and rights since 1970? Hearing from those directly effected by the Act, we see just how far we've come since the 1970's - and how far we still have to go for disability equality.

Alf the Legacy

Hearing firsthand from disabled people, academics and parliamentarians, Alf the Legacy shows the incredible achievement derived from a lifetime of fighting for the rights of disabled people across the UK.




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