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Blaine Harrison meets barrister John Horan

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A fascinating view from the legal side as Blaine Harrison meets disability discrimination barrister John Horan. Interview 5 of 7 in the Dis Connected series.

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Blaine Harrison, a lifelong disabled person, gets controversial right from the start asking John if there is apathy in the disability community when it comes to standing up for themselves.

Educated at public school and Oxbridge, John Horan was astonished at how his legal business took a nosedive after he became disabled ten years ago. He calls discrimination "disgusting".

• In the next video, John Horan swaps seats to become interviewer former paralympian now Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson joins him as interviewee..

Dis Connected: the series in full

Watch all seven Dis Connected videos in a row as the interviewer baton is passed from one guest to the next. Each brings their own experience of disability to the discussion.

1. Telly's Trisha Goddard meets kids presenter Cerrie Burnell

2. Cerrie Burnell chats to actress Cara Readle

3. Cara Readle meets TV's Gail Porter

4. Gail Porter meets Mystery Jets' frontman Blaine Harrison

5. Blaine Harrison meets barrister John Horan

6. John Horan meets Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

7. Tanni Grey-Thompson talks to Baroness Jane Campbell
The Dis Connected series was produced by Kate Ansell.

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