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UK Disability Rights Are ‘A Badge Of Shame’ Says New EHRC Chair

July 20, 2016

David Isaac the new chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission has described disability rights in the UK as “a badge of shame.”

He says disabled people are being discriminated against in every area of life – from transport to housing and employment.

In an exclusive interview for the BBC he told our Disability Correspondent, Nikki Fox, the government needs to strengthen equality legislation and businesses made to abide by it.

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