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WorldWide Wednesday: Who are the Hidden Victims of Twins, Brexit&Austerity?

June 2 @ 20:30 pm

How have the twin evils of Brexit and Austerity affected the most disadvantaged in society? What can be done to spread awareness?
Speakers: four experts in the fields of disability, Brexit and austerity.

Kathy Bole, Co Chair of Disability Labour, a Socialist Society affiliated to the Labour Party.

Neil Carpenter, Author of “Austerity’s Victims”. A volunteer advocate for Cornwall Advocacy which aims to help adults with learning disabilities who have been affected by austerity. amazon.co.uk/do/1984977601

Dr Miro Griffiths, a prominent disabled academic and activist. Griffiths is a Leverhulme Research Fellow based at the University of Leeds where he is researching young disabled people's political engagement and activism.

John Horan, a Barrister who specialises in all kinds of anti-discrimination work and employment law. Nominated for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity & Inclusion Award at the Chambers and Partners UK Bar Awards 2019. Listed by Power 100 (2016) as one of Britain’s most influential people with a disability. Awarded Bar Council "Pro Bono Lawyer for the Year" in 2003.

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