Since 2010 the UK Government, perhaps more than any government in the world, chose to particularly target disabled people for cuts after the 2007-08 financial crisis.
It this made people who often face disadvantage and poverty pay for the mistakes of politicians and bankers. Extraordinarily the level of public attention to this issue by the mainstream media has been minimal and the Government has so far avoided all responsibility for its actions.
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The current social care system in the UK is deeply unfair and needs reforming; however current efforts by Central Government seem self-defeating.
Ben Baumberg of the LSE provides an overview of the cuts in UK benefits and how they target disabled people.
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.
This short film shows how the UK government's spending decisions have targeted disabled people and the poor for cuts.
Geoff Tudor imagines the discussions that led to plans to cut mobility allowance for people inside residential care homes.
This briefing provides a summary of the findings of the report A Fair Society? and some important facts and figures.
This discussion paper describes how the current cuts that target disabled people reflect deep flaws within the welfare system and sets out the case for more fundamental reforms.
Produced for the Campaign for a Fair Society, this report shows how government cuts in the UK target disabled people.
Simon Duffy explores the possibility of developing an even more rigorous assessment of how cuts have targeted disabled people.