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Disablement Resettlement Officers

Volume 901: debated on Thursday 20 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will give, for each of the last five years, the number of full-time and part-time disablement resettlement officers, respectively.

Full-timePart-timeSenior
DateDROs*DROsDROs
October 1966208977
November 1968307850
September 19704537621
September 19724735821
March 197550259
* In addition to the above there are currently 31 blind persons resettlement officers and nine blind persons training officers in post who are concerned solely with the resettlement of blind people. There are also 28 DROs employed full-time in the employment rehabilitation centres.
† Part-time DROs were those officers who spent between two hours and 30 hours a week on DRO duties. Equivalent full-time figures are not available.