Disabled Voters Grill Candidates: ‘Is A Nappy A Suitable Substitute For A Night-Time Carer ?


Disability Dice


By Katie Grant in iNews.



The Minister for Disabilities was asked in front of an audience to comment in one word – yes or no – on whether she thought it was acceptable that a wheelchair user had had their overnight care axed and that a nappy had been deemed a suitable substitute for human assistance.


The Conservative minister Penny Mordaunt was grilled on Tuesday by people with disabilities and campaigners. She was joined by her Labour counterpart, Kate Green, and the president of the Liberal Democrats, Baroness Sal Brinton, the first wheelchair user to head a major UK political party.

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