Crippen and the National Disability Strategy Survey – Part 1

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The launch of The UK Disability Strategy Survey has brought mixed reaction from fellow Crips and our groups and organisations (DPOs).

It is so obviously created by those faceless bureaucrats who have no real understanding of disability and who hide away in the Cabinet office’s Disability Unit. In fact, the only parts that seem to provide any real opportunity for us to have our say is at the very end of the survey – questions 111 to 113.

If we focus on these last three questions, the Survey actually provides a unique opportunity for us to try and hold the Government to account for the erosion of our rights and living standards over the last decade. It also provides us with the opportunity to suggest ways that this government can implement the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

Once again, our friends at The Alliance…

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