The proportion of staff employed in the Department of Culture, Media and Sport recorded as disabled is 3 per cent. and in the Royal Parks Agency 1.5 per cent. The Department and its Agency collect disability data on the basis of voluntary self-classification. Recruitment since April 2005 has been limited and data on the number of disabled staff employed cannot be released as numbers less than five are suppressed to protect confidentiality.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport collects disability data on the basis of voluntary self-classification. Data on the number of disabled staff hired, the percentage of the overall workforce and leavers in each of the last five years since April 2006 cannot be released as numbers less than five are suppressed to protect confidentiality.
The Department does not provide tax-efficient schemes for the purchase of bicycles for staff. We provide interest-free loans for the purchase of bicycles.
We have recently upgraded our on-site facilities for cyclists including provision of additional bicycle racks and upgraded shower facilities. We provide parking spaces for disabled staff.