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Disabled Persons

Volume 930: debated on Thursday 21 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what action she is taking to increase the number of registered disabled persons employed in her Department; and when she expects to achieve the 3 per cent. target.

In common with other Government Departments my Department has appointed a departmental disabled persons officer who is responsible for ensuring that the code of practice governing the employment of registered disabled persons in Government Departments is complied with. There has been an encouraging increase recently in the number of RDPs employed in my Department and efforts are being made to achieve the 3 per cent. target as soon as possible.