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Office for Disability Issues

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 21214, tabled on 26 February 2020

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.

Answered on

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.

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Cabinet Office