Since 2010 the UK Government has increased funding in some areas, protected funding in other areas and severely targeted funding in others. In particular funding for benefits and local government have borne the burden of about half of all the cuts. This is for no good social or economic reason, and is contrary to all principles of justice. Instead, cuts are targeted here because the groups impacted by these cuts lack political support and are subject to stigma and vicious political rhetoric.
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Produced for the Campaign for a Fair Society, this report shows how government cuts in the UK target disabled people.
This short 3 minute film explains how the UK Government's current programme of cuts ends up targeting disabled people.
This film introduces the report Counting the Cuts outlining how the UK government's austerity programme has targeted disabled people and people in poverty.