Mike Penning is new Minister of State for Disabled People

Mike Penning has joined the Department as Minister of State for Disabled People

Mike will work alongside Steve Webb, who remains as Minister of State for Pensions, and Lord Freud as Minister for Welfare Reform.

"It’s great to be back working with Iain Duncan Smith at this crucial time delivering important welfare reforms. Disabled people aspire to the same opportunities as everyone else, and I want to continue Esther’s work to support disabled people to live fulfilling lives. Making this a senior ministerial post shows the government’s commitment to disabled people and ensuring everyone can get on in life." - Minister of State for Disabled People, Mike Penning

 

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