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UNCRPD debated in Parliament

16 October 2017

Upholding the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities

See our report to the UNCRPD

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Deirdre Brock MP


An adjournment debate was secured by Deirdre Brock MP for Thursday 12 October in the main chamber on Upholding Disabled people’s rights under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

This is the only Parliamentary time that has been secured to discuss the very serious findings of the UN disability committee concerning regression of Disabled people’s rights in the UK. It was scheduled for last thing on a Thursday which is a time when many MPs will have already left to get to their constituencies.