asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the total grant and Government support items of cash to Remploy.
Remploy is a company specially set up by central Government to provide jobs for severely disabled people and receives a subvention from the Department of Employment through the Manpower Services Commission. In the 1981–82 financial year this grant amounted to £45·688 million, made up as follows:
|Revenue to cover trading losses arising out of the extra costs of employing severely disabled people||39,529,000|
|Grant for capital expenditure:|
|On land and buildings||3,185,000|
|On plant and equipment||2,424,000|