Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:49AM
UK inquiry into UK rights violations
UK inquiry into UK rights violations

The UN inquiry is a serious one, yet appears the UK government is more concerned with its budget and austerity cuts than the lives of people.

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’ confidential investigation into effects of coalition’s welfare cuts will not publish report until 2017.

The UN has insisted on conducting the inquiry in private, with witnesses asked to sign an agreement preventing them from speaking about the meeting.

But the cat is out of the bag already: deaths have been reported in the thousands, specifically disabled people who for example were deemed they were fit to work.

Unfortunately, although the UK government has to accept the findings of the final UN report, there is no legal obligation for it to act on it.

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