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Disabled Employees

Volume 894: debated on Wednesday 25 June 1975

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asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will publish the numbers of registered disabled people employed by each Government Department; and what percentage of each Department's total work force this figure represents.

The latest figures readily available centrally relate to the position on 1st October 1974. The number of registered disabled people employed by each Government Department and this figure as a percentage of the Department's staff is as follows:

DepartmentDisabled PersonsPer cent.
Agriculture, Fisheries and Food4953·29
Civil Service Department (including Parliamentary Counsel and Civil Service College)520·99
Court Service1281·35
Customs and Excise3631·38
DepartmentDisabled PersonsPer Cent.
Defence (including Procurement Executive)5,4172·26
Royal Ordnance Factories4402·45
Education and Science (including UGC, Victoria and Albert, and Science Museums)952·38
Employment (including Office of Manpower Economics)6644·00
Export Credits Guarantee271·56
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Diplomatic Service etc.)1472·09
Health and Social Security1,9562·29
Home Office2460·83
Information, Central Office of362·78
Inland Revenue1,7412·46
Land Registry901·96
Royal Mint362·63
National Savings3212·33
Ordnance Survey1102·45
Overseas Development401·83
Population, Censuses and Surveys863·05
Stationery Office2012·88
Treasury (including Treasury sub-departments)181·70
Scottish Office1982·68
Scottish Prison Service100·48
Welsh Office342·72
Total—Departments with over 1,000 staff14,7322·22
Other Departments employing under 1,000 staff1502·06
The overall percentage of registered disabled employees in all Government Departments on 1st October 1974 was 2·21, compared with the overall percentage of 2·07 of all other employers with 20 or more employees at last year's review.