Delivering our vision: annual progress report on improving the life chances of disabled people

Document type
Annual
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Office for Disability Issues
Publisher
Office for Disability Issues
Date of publication
1 December 2009
Subject(s)
Disabled people, Legislation
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

Download (879KB )

2009 annual report from the Office for Disability Issues. The report outlines the work done by the Government in 2009 towards disability equality. Legislative commitments during the period covered by this report include the ratification of the United Nations convention on the rights of disabled people, as well as progress towards an Equality act that will strengthen and streamline discrimination law. Action was also taken to promote independent living for disabled peoples such as the founding of the Independent living scrutiny group and increased funding for the Disabled facilities grant. Work also continued towards the Right to control, part of the Welfare reform act, that will give disabled people greater choice and control over the funding and services they receive to go about their daily lives.

Related to Disabled people

Mencap annual report 2017

This annual report includes information on all Mencap's achievements for 2017

Mencap social care assessments: what happens next

This factsheet is for adults with care needs and carers

Mencap employment support allowance: information on the work capability assessment

This factsheet provides information for disabled adults on how to prepare for a Work Capability Assessment

Mencap personal independence payment factsheet

This factsheet explains how changes to the Disability Living Allowance will affect those who receive payments

More items related to this subject