Tag: Social Care


UK austerity policies are violations of disabled people’s rights

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Nov 2016

UK austerity policies are violations of disabled people’s rights

UN says measures aimed at reducing public spending since 2010 have affected disabled people disproportionately Austerity policies introduced into welfare and social care by the UK government amount to “systematic violations” of the rights of people with disabilities, a UN inquiry has concluded. It says a range of measures aimed at reducing public spending since 2010, including controversial changes such as the bedroom tax, and...

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