More than words: Rethinking employment support for disabled jobseekers

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ERSA and WPI Economics' new report on specialist support for disabled jobseekers under the Work and Health Programme.

The new Prime Minister has committed her Government to economic and social reform to deliver an economy that works for everyone. Based on the experience of the last few decades, one of the biggest challenges that she will face is delivering a labour market and economy that works for disabled people. The Government has already committed to the ambition of halving the disability employment gap but, given that the gap has remained constant for at least the last 15 years and that halving it now would mean increasing the number of disabled people in work by over 1.2 million, this is a significant challenge.

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