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Disabled People

Volume 113: debated on Wednesday 25 March 1987

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asked the Paymaster General what plans he has to tackle discrimination against disabled people seeking employment.

The Government are committed to helping people with disabilities realise their potential for employment. We are encouraging progressive policies among employers through the vigorous promotion of the code of good practice on the employment of disabled people, and providing direct financial assistance through Manpower Services Commission schemes to disabled people with problems finding or retaining a job.