Policy Disability The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which has been ratified by the UK government but not incorporated formally into UK law, is increasingly referred to by the courts. The UN committee that oversees the operation of the convention has reported recently on the UK's compliance with the CRPD (Concluding observations on the initial report of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, CRPD/C/GBR/CO/1, 29 August 2017)1 and raises some interesting and important criticisms in a number of areas of disability rights, including access to justice and legal aid. The committee requests ...