Govt launches National Disability Strategy

This strategy sets out the actions the government will take to improve the everyday lives of all disabled people.

From: Disability UnitEquality HubDepartment for Work and PensionsJustin Tomlinson MP, and The Rt Hon Thérèse Coffey MP

The National Disability Strategy sets out the government’s vision to improve the everyday lives of disabled people. We want to ensure that disability is not a barrier to people living full, independent lives where they can reach their full potential.

The strategy has been developed with the input of more than 14,000 disabled people, as well as disability organisations, businesses, policy experts and many others.

In this publication, departments and agencies in every corner of government set out how they will help bring about practical and lasting change to disabled people’s lives.

Part 1 sets out immediate commitments we will make to improve every part of a disabled person’s day.

Part 2 sets out changes to how we will work with and for disabled people into the future, putting disabled people at the heart of government policy-making and service delivery.

Part 3 summarises the actions each government department will take, with ministerial champions setting out their personal commitment to the strategy.

Forewords, about this strategy, action across the UK, executive summary, acknowledgements

Part 1: practical steps now to improve disabled people’s everyday lives

Part 2: disabled people’s everyday experience at the heart of government policy making and service delivery

Part 3: a cross-government effort to transform disabled people’s everyday lives