Dr lorna hallahan of disability advisory council is on the case
She told BBC Newsnight the council were «completely opposed to a blanket ban on people who suffer from severe intellectual disabilities who are allowed to stay in the UK».
She added: «The reality is, we’re not going to be able to keep people who can’t contribute, who can’t contribute because they’re disabled.»
She also criticised the government for having failed to act following revelations that thousands of migrants arriving in Britain with severe disabilities are now being forced to work for less than the minimum wage.
In 2010-11, she said: «The British government committed to provide an effective, affordable and stable employment system which would enable people to achieve a secure and dignified retirement and we’ve been able to achieve that.»
She added: «In the last six months alone, this has become much less realistic. This is an example of what we can only do if people wake up and realise that the reality we’re living in, the fact that they’re living in this society, is far better than what we’re doing.»
Image copyright EPA Image caption Ms Hallahan, left, was a member of the Disability Rights Consortium
And she said: «The real challenge is that if there are people out there who cannot contribute financially, who are excluded from that, there are lots of people whose lives are ruined because they can’t.»
Ms Hallahan, who was a member of the Disability Rights Consortium, said she wanted to hear from disabled voters.
She added: «I want to hear how disabled voters feel, what they like and what they want to see changed, and I want t로투스 홀짝o hear what we have done to help them get back on their feet.»
She continued: «We don’t want people co보성안마 보성출장마사지ming to this country who are seriously disabled to put the welfare state at risk and just make a living in the economy. We want people to be able to earn a living.»
But the MP’s position attracted a range of criticism from the disability community.
David Jones MP, executive director of the National Autistic Society, said it was «surprising» that the MP would want to «promote the welfare of those who can일산안마not contribute to a decent society» by making the case for disability-related people working for less than minimum wage.
But Prof Ian Roper, executive director of the charity’s Disability Council, said it was the government’s «moral responsibility» to create a «jobs market for disabled people» by makin