U.N. rights expert slams U.K. welfare spending cuts

World / Social Issues May 22, 2019

U.N. rights expert slams U.K. welfare spending cuts

A U.N. human rights expert on Wednesday sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, pointing to "record levels of hunger and homelessness" in the country and describing recent changes as window-dressing. Philip Alston, the U.N. Human Rights Council-appointed expert on poverty, visited ...