Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Disabled People

Responsibilities

In July 2016 the role of Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Disabled People was replaced by the role of Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work.

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Disabled People is responsible for:

  • cross-government disability issues and strategy
  • disability benefits (Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment and Attendance Allowance)
  • mental health matters
  • Fit for Work
  • carers
  • appeals reform
  • Access to Work
  • Health and Safety Executive

Previous holders of this role

  1. Justin Tomlinson MP

    2015 to 2016

  2. The Rt Hon Esther McVey MP

    2012 to 2013

  3. The Rt Hon Maria Miller MP

    2010 to 2012

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