A National Strategy for Disabled People to remove barriers and increase participation
The Cabinet Office’s Disability Unit is working across government and with disabled people to develop a National Strategy for Disabled People.
2 April 2020
The Cabinet Office’s Disability Unit is working with government colleagues, disabled people, disabled people’s organisations, charities and businesses to achieve practical changes that will remove barriers and increase participation.
A key focus is the development of a National Strategy for Disabled People. This will put fairness at the heart of government work, to level up opportunity so everyone can fully participate in the life of this country.
The strategy will build on evidence and data, and critically on insights from the lived experience of disabled people.
It will include existing commitments, such as to increase special educational needs and disability funding and support pupils, students and adults to get careers advice, internships and transition into work, whilst identifying further opportunities to improve things.
Our objectives for the National Strategy for Disabled People are to:
- develop a positive and clear vision on disability which is owned right across government
- make practical changes to [...]