Dan Parton looks at some shocking new statistics from Mencap on disability hate crime linked to cuts to public services: According to a poll by IpsosMORI on behalf of the charity, nearly half (49%) of the British public think that cuts to services and public spending may make people who receive disability benefits more open to abuse or attack. Furthermore, 61% believe that the focus on cuts may makesome people angry at those who receive disability benefits. Wow. I knew there was anti-benefit feeling out there, but not that much. Mencap suggests this is down to the government’s focus on
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