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Volume 22: debated on Wednesday 28 April 1982

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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 people39,529,000
Grant for capital expenditure:
On land and buildings3,185,000
On plant and equipment2,424,000
On vehicles550,000