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Employment Schemes: Disability

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 76676, tabled on 17 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to Second Report of Session 2021–22, Disability employment gap, published on 30 July 2021, if she will accept the conclusions and recommendations of that Committee that (a) her Department carry out a radical overhaul of its approach to employment support for disabled people and (b) funding for the Work and Health Programme be devolved.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

23 November 2021

The Government sent our response to the committee on 5 November 2021, who subsequently published the response on 22 November 2021.

Disability employment gap: Government Response to the Committee’s Second Report of Session 2021–22 (parliament.uk)

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