asked the Paymaster General what provision is made in Batley and Spen under the sheltered placement scheme; and if he will make a statement.
On 31 March 1987, two severely disabled people were employed under the sheltered placement scheme in Batley and Spen. The scheme is now well established nationally as a means of providing employment for severely disabled people in open conditions in a
|Work permits approved||Work permits refused||Applications under consideration|
|1984 (1 April-31 December inclusive)||10||1||—|
|1987 (1 January-31 March inclusive)||—||1||3|