Disabled “Forgotten” During Lockdown

MP produces “damning” report on how disabled people were forgotten during lockdown.


A new report by Abena Oppong-Asare, Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead, is a “damning” analysis of the disproportionate impacts disabled people have faced throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

The report highlights several areas in which disabled people have been “completely forgotten about” and calls on the Government to fund user-led organisations as essential infrastructure in response.

Amongst the issues raised by disabled people in the report are accessibility of healthcare, food, social care, transport and employment.

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