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‘Disabled are treated like second-class citizens’

David Isaac the new chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission has described disability rights in the UK as “a badge of shame.”

He says disabled people are being discriminated against in every area of life – from transport to housing and employment.

In an exclusive interview for the BBC he told our Disability Correspondent, Nikki Fox, the government needs to strengthen equality legislation and businesses made to abide by it.

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BBC News 19 July 2016