Women and Equalities written question – answered on 21st October 2020.

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Photo of Rosie Cooper Rosie Cooper Labour, West Lancashire

What steps the Government is taking to help protect disabled people from the effects of the covid-19 outbreak.

Photo of Kemi Badenoch Kemi Badenoch The Exchequer Secretary

We are ensuring that disabled people continue to have access to disability benefits and other financial support; the food, medicines and essential goods that they need; as well as accessible communications and updated guidance.

The Department for Work and Pensions are helping disabled people stay in work and enter work through a range of programmes, including Access to Work and Disability Confident, the Work and Health Programme, and the Intensive Personalised Employment Support Programme.

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