Disability Rights

Brexit, Law and Disability Rights, an overview



For a simple overview of the potential impact of Brexit on rights see this blog:



Disability Wales and the Brexit Forum have also produced an Easy Read Frequently Asked Questions document which provides a useful overview:



For a more comprehensive look at Brexit and Disability Rights – see this report by Professor Anna Lawson and Lyz Sayce:



Sources about UK GOV desire to leave EHCR: House of Commons – 26th April 2016, A parliamentary Q&A with the Attorney General, following Home Secretary Theresa May statement of the UK Government’s desire to cease membership of the ECHR. :



As a result of Brexit a future government could seek to pass laws which repeal or weaken our current rights below the standard of EU law rights’ (taken from the EHRC’s page :