Disability: Equality

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 23rd July 2020.

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Photo of Carla Lockhart Carla Lockhart DUP, Upper Bann

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help ensure that people born with a cleft lip, cleft palate, or clubfoot are valued equally in society.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The Government wants all children to lead happy and healthy lives to reach their full potential and is committed to improving everyone’s health. The Equality Act 2010 legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and in wider society.

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