Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 4th September 2018.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to help young disabled people into work in (a) Medway and (b) England.
The Government is committed to building a country that works for everyone and supporting disabled people and those with long-term health conditions to reach their potential. That is why we made the ambitious commitment to see one million more disabled in work by 2027. In November 2017, we published ‘Improving Lives: The Future of Work, Health and Disability’, which sets out actions we’re taking across the three key settings: the welfare system, workplace and health services.
We are taking decisive action to support young disabled people into work. Programmes for young people with disabilities include:
Yes1 person thinks so
No1 person thinks not
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