Politics Home: Tory peer brands Britain’s abortion laws a ‘licence to kill disabled people’

After seeing his private member’s bill fall, disabled peer Lord Shinkwin says the institutional prejudice that determines whether disabled human beings get to live or die must change.

Start the week full of optimism following the preceding Friday’s Report Stage of my Bill on disability equality before birth. A bruising encounter, with several last-minute, hostile amendments designed to ensure disabled people like me never see the light of day. The House adjourns before they can all be debated; I am keen to confront the pro-discrimination lobby’s prejudice when Report Stage is completed.

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