Use United Nation rules to protect rights of disabled people! So, said Member of Parliament Marsha De Cordova at the cost of living and financial support for disabled people petition committee in the House of Commons (the UK Government). The Petition Committee is set up by the House of Commons to look at petitions that are presented to the government.
The two petitions were asking the government to “Make people on disability benefits eligible for the £650 one off payment” and to “Provide an energy grant to people with a disability or serious medical condition.” These petitions included lots of personal stories from disabled people and their experiences of the cost of living crisis.
Use United Nation rules to protect rights of disabled people – demands UK politician! Below is a video of the committee talking about these petitions and including the speech from Marsha De Cordova MP.
In the video, she says some of the things we have quote in images in the text body.