UN to investigate extreme poverty in the UK
28 August 2018
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is to host a special visit by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights from 5 to 16 November 2018. The eminent international human rights lawyer, Dr. Philip Alston. is calling for submissions from anyone in the UK to establish “the most significant human rights violations experienced by people living in poverty and extreme poverty in the UK”. He is interested in the impact of austerity, universal credit, the advent of computer algorithms making decisions on welfare matters, and Brexit.
Submissions via this link
Report by The Guardian on this visit