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Remploy

Volume 451: debated on Monday 30 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much the average productivity-related subsidy is paid to companies that employ a person through Remploy Interwork. (91763)

The annual average productivity-related subsidy paid to companies that employ a person through Remploy Interwork is £503.24.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) how many people have been placed via Remploy Interwork into supported jobs with (a) mainstream and (b) other companies in each of the past five years; (91764)

(2) how many people have transferred from Remploy businesses to Remploy Interwork in each of the past five years.

The available information is in the following tables.

Disabled people placed by Remploy Interwork into work with employers1

April to March

Number

2001-02

1,048

2002-03

1,743

2003-04

2,486

2004-05

3,576

2005-06

4,285

1 Information is not available to differentiate between mainstream employers and other companies.

People who have transferred from Remploy businesses to Remploy Interwork

April to March

Number

2001-02

98

2002-03

93

2003-04

58

2004-05

12

2005-06

22

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) what types of training schemes are available to people through Remploy Interwork; (91767)

(2) how many people have undertaken work-related training schemes through Remploy Interwork in each of the last five years.

Remploy Interwork provides vocational skills development programmes to build up knowledge of specific work sectors and training to develop basic work and presentational skills.

All disabled people entering a Remploy Interwork programme receive an individual tailored programme of support and training.

The available information is in the table.

Disabled people who have undertaken a work-related training scheme through Remploy Interwork

April to March

Number

2001-02

1

2002-03

3,422

2003-04

8,995

2004-05

7,061

2005-06

7,167

1 Information is not held by Remploy.