By Benjamin Kentish in The Independent.
The government was accused of having “ignored” people with a disability after admitting that “no formal assessment” had been conducted, despite fears over a possible lack of medical supplies and health workers if Britain leaves the EU without a deal.
The revelation came in a reply to a parliamentary question from Labour MP Jo Stevens.
Responding, Caroline Dinenage, the care minister, said: “No formal impact assessment has been conducted by the department of the effect on people with disabilities of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a deal.”
Last year, Matt Hancock, the health secretary, said he could not guarantee that no one would die if there is a no-deal Brexit.
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