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Unemployment: Disability

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 121104, tabled on 11 January 2023

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department’s review into economic inactivity will consider the potential merits of additional specialist support for disabled jobseekers.

Answered on

16 January 2023

The review will identify and understand the barriers preventing people from joining the workforce and/or resulting in people leaving the workforce early. Disabled people and people with health conditions are a key focus of the review.

This review will build on the government’s existing package of support to help disabled people and people with health conditions to start, stay and succeed in work.

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