The disabled people's Right to Control (pilot scheme) (England) (Amendment) regulations 2012

Document type
Discussion paper
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Department for Work and Pensions.
Date of publication
1 June 2012
Disabled people
Social welfare
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This consultation concerns the extension of the Right to Control pilots. Right to Control is intended to ensure disabled people have greater choice and control over the support they need to go about their daily lives. It aims to shift the balance of power from the State to the individual, assisting disabled people to achieve better outcomes from the support they currently receive. The Right to Control ensures that, for certain public funding streams, disabled people will have a right to: be told the monetary value of resources available to them; have choice and control over how resources are used to meet agreed outcomes; continue to receive the same support; ask a public body to arrange new support; receive a direct payment and buy their own support; and have a mix of these arrangements. The proposal in this consultation is to extend the Right to Control pilots for a further 12 months.

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