International Day of Persons with Disabilities is an international observance on 3rd December promoted by the United Nations. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities

This year Richard spoke at the Royal Institution of Naval Architects about access for all to historic vessels. He is seen here with Mary Kinoulty of the Mary Rose Trust and Victoria Wallworth of National Historic Ships UK