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People with Disabilities: Employment

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons on 13th May 2019.

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Photo of Alex Chalk Alex Chalk Conservative, Cheltenham

Specsavers in Cheltenham has teamed up with the GEM project to recruit people with disabilities into the world of work, and the impact has been transformational, resulting in improvements in staff morale and in productivity. What more can the Government do to ensure that the message gets out that recruiting people with disabilities is good for the individuals themselves and good for society?