To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
(1) when he intends to respond to the July 2013 report of the Independent Advisory Panel which reported to Ministers on the future provision of residential training for disabled individuals in July 2013;
(2) what assessment his Department has made of the effect of reducing support for training disabled people at specialist residential training colleges.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what progress his Department has made in exploring options for residential training for disabled people; and if he will make a statement.
We are currently exploring options to improve this provision for our customers and will work closely with the nine Residential Training Colleges who currently deliver this provision. We will publish our response to the Independent Advisory Panel report in due course.