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Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN HL5812, tabled on 16 June 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government which disability organisations and charities are helping to develop the National Strategy for Disabled People.

Answered on

29 June 2020

The National Strategy for Disabled People is a manifesto commitment of this Government and its delivery is a priority. Its significance is even greater as we re-build the UK economy and society following the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Cabinet Office Disability Unit is now working on an approach and timescale that will allow meaningful engagement with an extensive range of stakeholders, and through a range of means that can be pursued safely in the context of the pandemic. Contributions from any organisation will be very welcome and particularly where this brings additional insight to the lived experience of disabled people.