To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, for what reason responsibility for the Office for Disability Issues was transferred from the Department for Work and Pensions to the Equalities Hub in the Cabinet Office.
5 March 2020
The Office for Disability Issues transferred to Cabinet Office from the Department for Work and Pensions in November 2019 through a Machinery of Government change.
Details of the change were set out in a Written Ministerial Statement at the time.
As of the end of February 2020, there are 23.6 FTE equivalents working in the Disability Unit at the Cabinet Office.