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Briefing for Opposition Day Debate

How the cuts target disabled people

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.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher except for the quotation of brief passages in reviews.

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Briefing on How Cuts Are Targeted

Briefing on How Cuts Are Targeted

This briefing provides a summary of the findings of the report A Fair Society? and some important facts and figures.

A Fair Society?

A Fair Society?

Produced for the Campaign for a Fair Society, this report shows how government cuts in the UK target disabled people.

Manifesto for a Fair Society

Manifesto for a Fair Society

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.

In Memory of My Mam

In Memory of My Mam

Rosemary O'Neill gave this heartfelt speech about her own experience as a Carer at Carers UK State of Caring Conference in May 2013.

My Rights

My Rights

Nadia Clarke writes about the damaging impact that cuts to her personal budget will have on her life.

Disability Related Costs of Living

Disability Related Costs of Living

Micheline Mason and Mary Harrison explain why their disability benefits are vital.

The Reality of Disability Benefits

The Reality of Disability Benefits

One man's experience of disability benefits.

The Big Society Fails the Hardest Hit

The Big Society Fails the Hardest Hit

Catherine Hale's article explains how a range of UK government policies target disabled people.

Call for a Cumulative Impact Assessment

Call for a Cumulative Impact Assessment

Catherine Hale shares the text of a letter to her MP calling for her support for the Cumulative Impact Assessment.

Briefing for MPs for Opposition Day Debate

Briefing for MPs Opposition Day Debate

This Briefing for MPs from Pat's Petition also provides a general overview of the series of cuts being imposed by the UK Government.

Counting the Cuts

Counting the Cuts

This film introduces the report Counting the Cuts outlining how the UK government's austerity programme has targeted disabled people and people in poverty.

Counting the Cuts

Counting the Cuts

This report was one of the first quantitative analyses providing an estimate of the cumulative impact of UK Government cuts on disabled people and those in poverty.