Kellie Armstrong

Disability Rights

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) should be incorporated into law in Northern Ireland
  • Strongly Agree
There should be greater education regarding disabilities rolled out in schools, further education environments & workplaces
  • Strongly Agree
Legislation should be developed whereby it is recognised that children under 16 (including disabled children) can exercise legal capacity with support
  • Strongly Agree
The Personal Independence Payment (PIP) & assessment should be repealed for a better alternative
  • Strongly Agree
Work Capability Legislation should be repealed, including the associated assessment and a human rights approach should be adopted
  • Strongly Agree
Carers should have protected time off work
  • Strongly Agree
Harry's Law should be passed (legislation to protect children with disabilities in education)
  • Strongly Agree
The Mental Capacity Act 2016 should be reformed to remove discrimination on the basis of disability in the context of deprivation of liberty
  • Strongly Agree
The Independent Living Fund should be re-opened to new applicants
  • Strongly Agree
Adult Safeguarding Legislation should be developed to create a single source of evidence on exploitation, violence and abuse of d/Deaf and disabled people within care systems in Northern Ireland
  • Strongly Agree
Data monitoring by public & government agencies should be improved
  • Strongly Agree