Force the government to act on the UN’s recommendations
As a result of being investigated by a United Nations committee, the government have been found guilty of grave & systematic violations of the rights of disabled people due to welfare & social care reform. The government has rejected the findings and refuses to act on the report’s 11 recommendations.
Force the government to act on the eleven recommendations of the UNCRPD report
As a result of being investigated by a United Nations committee for not fulfilling the terms of the UNCRPD, the government have been found guilty of grave & systematic violations of the rights of disabled people as a direct result of austerity policies introduced into welfare & social care.
A UN report says a range of measures including controversial cuts to disability benefits, social care budgets & the introduction of the bedroom tax, have disproportionately & adversely affected the rights of disabled people to live independently, to work & achieve an adequate standard of living.
It makes 11 recommendations, including calling on the government to carry out a study of the cumulative impact of all spending cuts on the disabled & to ensure human rights of disabled people are upheld.