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Human Rights Baroness Brinton, smiling, with Kate Green sitting nearby
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The Liberal Democrats have pledged that they would incorporate the UN disability convention into UK law. Although the policy – which would give disabled people in the UK a wave of new rights in law – was not part of the Liberal Democrat election manifesto, Disability News Service (DNS) has been told that it
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
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