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Human Rights Priti Patel speaking in the House of Commons
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A minister partly responsible for the UK being found guilty of “grave or systematic violations” of the UN disability convention has been branded “highly offensive” after announcing that her government would try to become a “world leader” on disability. Priti Patel (pictured) was employment minister for more than a year while the UN’s committee
Human Rights Larry Gardiner head and shoulders
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People with dementia are “routinely” deprived of their human rights, facing forced medication, institutionalisation and a denial of care and support. A group of disabled campaigners with dementia spoke out this week as they launched a “ground-breaking” new booklet that highlights their battle for rights. Our Dementia, Our Rights aims to “bring together in
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