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Government's disabled worker targets: Experts respond

Amber Rudd's plans to change the benefits system and get more disabled people into work have received a mixed response

The work and pensions secretary Rudd said that she plans to increase the government’s target of getting one million more disabled people into work by 2027, as she announced reforms to the benefits system recently.

Speaking at an event with Scope, Rudd said: “This government... intends to change the landscape for disabled people in Britain: to level the terrain and smooth their path.”

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April 16, 2019

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