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Volume 928: debated on Monday 21 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many disabled workers were employed at the North Seaton Remploy factory at the latest available date; and what were the comparable figures for each of the past five years.

I understand from the Manpower Services Commission that there is a Remploy factory at Ashington, and I assume that this is the Remploy factory to which the Question refers. The figures are:

Total of severely disabled people Employed at Remploy, Ashington
January 1977160
January 1976171
January 1975170
January 1974167
January 1973156
January 1972145