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Remploy Factories

Volume 526: debated on Thursday 15 April 1954

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asked the Minister of Labour how many severely disabled men and women, respectively, are employed in Remploy factories on Merseyside; and how many are available for sheltered employment.

Last month there were 135 severely disabled men and 16 severely disabled women employed in the two Remploy factories on Merseyside. There were 241 men and 17 women unemployed who would be eligible for consideration, but not necessarily suit-table, for sheltered employment.

asked the Minister of Labour what proposals he has for building additional Remploy factories in the South Wales Development Area, or for extending any of the existing factories.

There are no proposals for building additional Remploy factories in the South Wales Development Area in the near future, or for extending any of the existing factories.