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Disabled Persons

Volume 893: debated on Friday 13 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment for each year since 1965, how many firms were listed with 20 or more workers; and what number and percentage of such firms did not fulfil their 3 per cent. quota of registered disabled persons.

Following is the information up to 1974. Figures for 1975 are not yet available.

YearNumber of firms with 20 or more workersNumber and percentage of firms which did not fulfil their 3 per cent. quota
196566,36131,038 (46·8)*
196665,57631,661 (48·3)*
196765,33234,176(52·3)*
196863,90334,319(53·7)*
196963,25435,102(55·5)*
197063,56436,396(57·3)*
197162,53736,382(58·2)*
197260,17934,794(57·8)*
197357,86833,779(58·4)*
197455,21333,106 (60·0)*
* Per cent.

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many firms in the Luton area do not employ the required quota of registered disabled people.