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Human Rights Baroness Grey-Thompson speaking in the House of Lords

Two disabled peers have called on the government to ensure that the rights of disabled people are protected when the country leaves the European Union (EU). Both Baroness [Tanni] Grey-Thompson and Baroness [Jane] Campbell raised concerns of possible “regression” of the rights of disabled people in the UK as a result of the Brexit
Human Rights Pat Onions head and shoulders

Hundreds or even thousands of disabled people are so alarmed by the idea of Britain leaving the European Union (EU) that they are considering moving to Scotland, information from disabled activists suggests. One disabled campaigner has told Disability News Service (DNS) that she has been contacted personally by 70 disabled people who want to
Human Rights Head and shoulders of Anna Lawson

Campaigners and experts say they fear that Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) could have serious consequences for disabled people, although it is too early for an accurate assessment of the likely impact. Among the concerns raised are that the referendum result could trigger another recession, an increase in unemployment and a
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