Disability Rights after Brexit?

The Guardian newspaper has published an article by Alfonso Montero, the policy director of the European Social Network, which provides a useful overview of how disability rights are likely to be affected by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

The author argues that a whole range of disability rights that are currently safeguarded by EU legislation may be under threat, including the fact that “Brexit would also remove the possibility for UK citizens to resort to the European court of justice if they felt their equality rights had been contravened”. The article also list examples of how financial support for UK disabled people is likely to be cut.

>>> Read article on The Guardian website