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The government has produced a low-key report that summarises progress on its disability strategy, Fulfilling Potential. New documents published today (Thursday) aim to bring the strategy up-to-date and “show the progress that’s been made” across areas such as accessible information, improving attitudes to disabled people, access to transport and the built environment, and work
Employment
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The most senior civil servant in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been questioned by MPs about an investigation into alleged fraud by a company paid to find jobs for disabled people. Concerns raised about Seetec in a Disability News Service (DNS) investigation were put this week to Robert Devereux, the Department
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The disabled Labour MP and former home secretary David Blunkett has announced that he is to leave parliament at the next election. Blunkett told local party members in a letter that, after 28 years as an MP, it was “by far the most difficult political decision I have ever made, in a lifetime of
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