This presentation gives an overview of the cumulative impact of UK government policies on disabled people. It has been prepared as a briefing for MPs for the Opposition Day Debate in the House of Commons on 10th July 2013, supporting: the Campaign for a Fair Society, Pat's Petition and the WOW Campaign.
The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.
Slides on Briefing for Opposition Day Debate © Simon Duffy 2013.
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This briefing provides a summary of the findings of the report A Fair Society? and some important facts and figures.
Produced for the Campaign for a Fair Society, this report shows how government cuts in the UK target disabled people.
The Campaign for a Fair Society's Manifesto sets out 8 key ideas for a fairer society and shows how current cuts target those who are already most disadvantaged.
Rosemary O'Neill gave this heartfelt speech about her own experience as a Carer at Carers UK State of Caring Conference in May 2013.
Nadia Clarke writes about the damaging impact that cuts to her personal budget will have on her life.
Micheline Mason and Mary Harrison explain why their disability benefits are vital.
Catherine Hale's article explains how a range of UK government policies target disabled people.
Catherine Hale shares the text of a letter to her MP calling for her support for the Cumulative Impact Assessment.
This Briefing for MPs from Pat's Petition also provides a general overview of the series of cuts being imposed by the UK Government.
This film introduces the report Counting the Cuts outlining how the UK government's austerity programme has targeted disabled people and people in poverty.