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The role of disabled people in economic growth

Published Monday, February 12, 2018

A Commons Chamber debate on a motion on the role of disabled people in economic growth is scheduled for Thursday 22 February 2018 . The Member leading the debate is Lisa Cameron MP.

The Library will produce a briefing or material for the debate and this page will be updated when it is made available. You can be notified when this takes place by emailing

Data on disabled people in the workplace are available in the library briefing paper Key statistics on people with disabilities in employment.

Information on the Diasability Confident scheme is available in the library debate pack Disability confident scheme.

The Work and Pensions Committee published its Disability Employment Gap report in January 2017.

Commons Debate packs CDP-2018-0038

Authors: Andy Powell; Jennifer Brown

Topics: Employment, Employment schemes

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