Four human rights and equality watchdogs have been snubbed by the minister for disabled people after raising serious concerns about how her government dismissed a report that found it guilty of “grave or systematic” violations of the UN disability convention. The UN’s committee on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD) said last month
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A report by Britain’s four equality watchdogs has posed questions that could expose gaping holes in the UK government’s compliance with the UN disability convention. The report has been broadly welcomed by disabled people’s organisations (DPOs), but they have also criticised the failure to publicise the document, or to involve DPOs in its preparation.