New Brexit report highlights ‘concerns and opportunities’ for disabled people

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A press release from the Papworth Trust:

A new report setting out both the “concerns and opportunities” for disabled people in the aftermath of Brexit has been released by leading disability charity Papworth Trust.

The 64-page document, entitled ‘Brexit – What next for disabled people?’, aims to raise awareness of the various issues coming out of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union in June.

Social care, accessible housing, welfare and education are all debated with the charity calling on the Department for Exiting the European Union to work closely with voluntary sector representatives to consider the wider implications for disabled people.

Vicky McDermott, chief executive of Papworth Trust, said: “The purpose of Papworth Trust’s latest EU report is to set out these various concerns and opportunities.

“We have written it with the intention of raising the profile of these issues and identifying the related questions that…

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