Labour Policies On Disability

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Labour is determined that the UK should always be a world leader in disability rights and we have legislated to provide protection against discrimination at work, while also offering new support for people into work. We will always seek to strengthen the rights of disabled people to access services, work and to be supported to make the choices they want to make in their own lives.

The Independent Living Strategy was published in March 2008 and was co-produced with disabled people. It is jointly owned by six government departments and details over 50 government commitments that seek to deliver choice and control for disabled people.

We will be trailblazing the Right to Control from 2010. The Right to Control is a legislative right for disabled people to give them greater choice and control over some of the funding they receive from the state.

Those who care for disabled people areā€¦

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