The charity Disability Rights UK says the DAP proposals are “action-light and discussion-heavy”.
The organization welcomed the commitment to support disabled people seeking election to public office, but said other government commitments, such as improving accessibility standards for new homes, were not being met. not included.
Mims Davies, minister for disabled people, health and work, said the DAP would have an “immediate impact” while the government implemented “long-term reforms”.
She said their aim was to make the UK “the most accessible and, above all, the most equal place to live in the world – so that everyone can live life to the fullest and thrive”.
Labor shadow minister for disabled people Vicky Foxcroft said that despite her consultations, the government had still come up with “nothing that would actually deliver a better life for disabled people”.
Labor outlined some of its own plans to tackle inequality on Monday, saying it would give full equal pay to ethnic minority workers and disabled people if it wins power.