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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

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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