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17 January 2024 - The transition from education to employment for young disabled people - Oral evidence

Committee Public Services Committee
Inquiry The transition from education to employment for young disabled people

Wednesday 17 January 2024

Start times: 3:00pm (private) 3:00pm (public)


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Lords Committee takes evidence from Education and Work & Pensions officials on government support for young disabled people

On Wednesday 17 January, the Public Services Committee will hear from Government officials in an evidence session that will aim to get an updated picture of the support provided to young disabled people during the transition from education to employment.

Officials will be asked about progress on the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and Alternative Provision Plan, the Government’s Back to Work Plan, and the Universal Support scheme.

Meeting details

At 3:00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry The transition from education to employment for young disabled people
Director, Skills Journey Directorate at Department for Education
Deputy Director, Strategy & Briefing, The Joint DWP and DHSC Work & Health Directorate at Department for Work and Pensions
Deputy Director, Disability & Work Opportunities, The Joint DWP and DHSC Work & Health Directorate at Department for Work and Pensions
Deputy Director, SEND and AP System Outcomes and Experiences Division at Department for Education

Areas for discussion will include:

  • Transition support for young disabled people in education
  • Links between departments and services
  • Supporting disabled people to access and stay in work
  • Support and incentives available for employers

Further information

Location

Room 3, Palace of Westminster

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