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Disability

Disability

Disabled people in rural areas often face multiple barriors to successful integration. They often face extra difficulties in transport, service provision and education. However, with the introduction of the new Disability Duty, more attention will be given to the connections between rural living and disability.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Defra Joint Equality Scheme (2006) The Scheme describes Defra's strategy for meeting the statutory general duty and the specific duties for race and disability equality over the period 2005-08.