Crippen looks at how we’re shaping up to be discarded once again

Crippen Cartoons

My cartoon this week is my perception of how this government have changed the status of disabled people so much over recent years that we’ve once again become the square peg unable to fit in societies round hole.

With legislation slowly rounding off our edges over the past decade or so, recent changes to legislation introduced by the government have once again created a situation where we no longer fit.

Those rights that we fought so hard for have mostly been discarded by the introduction of Brexit, with the loss of European equality legislation, and also the implementation of the Coronavirus Act which has seen the suspension of large parts of the Care Act.

With no real opposition to their relentless dismantling of the legislation that at the very least offered us a chance to participate in the outer fringes of society, we are once again left out in the…

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