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Campaigners have won their fight to persuade MPs to hold a second debate in the House of Commons on the need for the government to assess the overall damage caused to disabled people by years of austerity cuts. The announcement that a debate will take place is a victory for members of the WOW
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UN experts have expressed serious concerns about the impact of government austerity on the rights of disabled people and other disadvantaged groups. In a scathing report, the UN committee on economic, social and cultural rights said it was “seriously concerned” about the “disproportionate adverse impact” of the austerity measures introduced by successive Tory-led governments.