September 2, 2017 by socialaction2014
UN denounces British government for failing to protect disabled peoples’ rights
Damning report finds ministers have failed those with disabilities through catalogue of welfare policies in recent years
The Labour Party is calling on the Secretary of State for the Department of Work and Pensions, David Gauke MP, to come before Parliament to explain why the Government has failed to implement recommendations from a United Nations report into the rights of disabled people, which has resulted in the chair of the UN’s Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities describing the situation as a ‘human catastrophe’ for disabled people.
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