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Disabled people would be disproportionately affected by any food shortages or price hikes associated with a ‘no deal’ Brexit because they are more likely to be living in poverty, organisations have said.

Any Brexit-related staffing shortage within health and social care would also disproportionately impact on disabled people.

And a no-deal Brexit could also have “serious implications” for disabled people’s access to medicines and medical technologies.

These and other concerns are laid out in the words of Inclusion Scotland, Disability Wales and Disability Action, among 85 organisations that have signed a joint letter to prime minister Boris Johnson about the risks of Britain leaving the European Union (EU) without an agreement.

Read the full story here: Trio of DPOs warn government of ‘grave concerns’ over no-deal Brexit – Disability News Service

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