To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she will be taking to ensure adequate consultation with disabled people and disabled peoples organisations on its National Disability Strategy following the judgment by the High Court on 25 January 2022.
7 February 2022
The National Disability Strategy was informed by one of the biggest listening exercises with disabled people in our recent history with over 14,000 people providing information about their everyday experiences.
The government is disappointed with last week’s judgment and we are seeking permission to appeal the decision. We are considering the decision carefully before determining what, if any, further steps to take in response.