UN condemns UK government’s austerity measures – media coverage and concluding observations

Inclusion London CEO Tracey Lazard was on Newsnight speaking about the UN’s damning verdict on the Government’s treatment of Disabled people, following the release of the UN Disability Committee’s Concluding Observations.

Inclusion London CEO Tracey Lazard was on Newsnight speaking about the UN’s damning verdict on the Government’s treatment of Disabled people, following the release of the UN Disability Committee’s Concluding Observations.

Read the UN CRPD’s Concluding Observations here.

The UN’s verdict was also covered in:

The Guardian – UN panel criticises UK failure to uphold disabled people’s rights

Independent – UN denounces British government for failing to protect disabled peoples’ rights

Channel 4 News – ‘Disabled people suffering all over UK’

BBC 5 Live interview with Ellen Clifford and Justin Tomlinson (41 – 51 mins in). 

RT UK – Interview with Ellen Clifford