This government hugely values disabled people and is committed to ensuring that disabled people are supported during this challenging and worrying time.

We will do everything in our power to ensure the needs of disabled people are addressed.

You will have seen that there was cross-party support to pass emergency legislation to allow the government to respond to the coronavirus. This included vital measures to make sure we maintain frontline services and support, particularly for the vulnerable and for disabled people.

We thought it would be helpful to explain some of the potential changes under the Coronavirus Act.

Supporting Disabled People