Employment: Disability

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 2nd October 2019.

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Photo of Daniel Zeichner Daniel Zeichner Labour, Cambridge

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the Government's progress on achieving employment for one million more disabled people by 2027.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

In 2017, the Government set out its commitment to see 1 million more disabled people in employment by 2027. In the first two years of the commitment (between Q1 2017 and Q1 2019), the number of disabled people in employment increased by 404,000.

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