Since 2010 the UK Government has announced a series of severe cuts to benefits (including disability benefits) and to local government and social care (which provides support for disabled people). The overall impact of these cuts is to place the burden of austerity on to people in poverty, disabled people and particularly people with the most severe disabilities (who require social care).
The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.
Graphic on Unfair Burden of Cuts © Simon Duffy 2017.
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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.
Produced for the Campaign for a Fair Society, this report shows how government cuts in the UK target 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.
This movie introduces the Campaign for a Fair Society - which is organised to campaign against the injustice of a system which seems biased against the poor and disabled people.