Consultation outcome

Fulfilling Potential: a discussion about disabled people and the government

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
This consultation has concluded

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Fulfilling Potential: next steps

Fulfilling Potential: next steps (Rich Text Format)

Detail of outcome

This document sets out the principles that will guide the government’s work in supporting disabled people to:

  • realise their aspirations
  • promote a fair and equal society
  • create more inclusive communities

Outcome: audio summary

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Outcome: BSL summary

Outcome: BSL summary

Feedback received

The discussions so far

The discussions so far (Rich Text Format)

The discussions so far (easy read)

Detail of feedback received

We received 549 written responses in total – 299 from individuals, 63 from groups who held events, and 187 from organisations representing or working with disabled people.

Read the 549 written responses on The National Archives website.

Feedback: audio summary

Listen to the audio summary of the feedback – Fulfilling Potential: the discussions so far.

Feedback: BSL summary

The discussions so far: BSL summary

Original consultation


How can the government work with disabled people to help them realise their aspirations?

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Consultation description

The government wants to find practical ways to make a real difference to the lives of disabled people by working directly with them and the organisations that support them. It also seeks views on how it can help change society’s attitudes and behaviour.

Audio files

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Fulfilling Potential: BSL summary

Fulfilling Potential: BSL summary

Contact us

Office for Disability Issues

Office for Disability Issues
Ground Floor
Caxton House
7-12 Tothill Street

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Fulfilling Potential: a discussion document

Published 1 December 2011