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Disabled Persons (Employment)

Volume 12: debated on Wednesday 11 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) if he will list, for each year since 1974, the number and percentage of firms not fulfilling the requirement to employ 3 per cent. of registered disabled people (a) to whom permits had not been issued during the previous 12 months and (b) to whom permits had been issued during the previous 12 months; and, of these latter firms with permits, what were the numbers and percentages of the firms that had been issued with bulk permits;(2) if he will list, for each year since 1974, of the firms that had been issued with bulk permits during the previous 12 months, the number and percentage of firms

(a) that had been visited by a disablement resettlement officer during that 12 months and (b) that had vacancies during those 12 months and that had notified their local jobcentre or employment exchange of those vacancies arising in the firm during the period of validity of the bulk permit.