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Human Rights Baroness Grey-Thompson speaking in the House of Lords
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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
Benefits and Poverty A sign pointing to Parliament Street and Whitehall
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Calls for government cuts to disability benefits to be reversed are likely to be debated separately – and voted on – by both Houses of Parliament later this month. The amendments to personal independence payment (PIP) regulations were announced last month by work and pensions secretary Damian Green, and led to protests by disabled