People tend to react with disbelief when I try to explain to them how badly disabled people are treated in Britain.
They tend to disbelieve me when I tell them that the UK government has been severely critisised by the United Nations for their “systematic violations” of disabled people’s rights.
They tend to disbelieve me when I tell them that the dehumanising Work Capacity Assessment regime for disabled people has been ruled unlawful in the courts for the way it discriminates against people with mental health conditions, and that it costs way more in corporate outsourcing fees to administer than it will ever save in reduced benefits payments.
They tend to disbelieve me when I tell them that disabled people are by far the most likely people to suffer the punitive “Bedroom Tax“ regime, and that people with mental illnesses and learning difficulties are disproportionately…
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