Brothers speaks out on Labour’s failure to appoint shadow disability minister | DisabledGo News and Blog


By this failure to appoint a shadow minister for disabled people just shows the lack of understanding, respect and support for disabled people by Corbyn and the Labour Party. It would appear that by this disabled people do not count by Corbyn and the Labour Party, how low as the party sunk.

The lack of coment from neither Abrahams nor Corbyn or even a spokesperson speaks volumes.

 


One of Labour’s most prominent disabled politicians has called on her own party to demonstrate its intent to hold the government to account by appointing a shadow disability minister. Labour admitted last week that it had still not appointed a shadow minister for disabled people, nearly three weeks after party leader Jeremy Corbyn completed a reshuffle of his top parliamentary team. Amid confusion, a spokesman for Corbyn eventually told Disability News Service that discussions were “ongoing” but that the post would “definitely be filled”. The party has not had a shadow minister for disabled people since the promotion of Debbie Abrahams to shadow work and pensions secretary in July, more than three months ago. Neither Corbyn’s spokesman nor Abrahams were able to say last week why the process had taken so long. Now one of the party’s few high-profile disabled members has called for it to act now to fill the vacancy. Emily Brothers was one of the handful of disabled people to stand for

Source: Brothers speaks out on Labour’s failure to appoint shadow disability minister | DisabledGo News and Blog

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