Skip to main content

Departments: Epilepsy

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 24 May 2007

To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice how many people with epilepsy are employed by her Department; and if she will make a statement. (139104)

This information can be obtained only at a disproportionate cost given that it is not recorded centrally.

Within the former DCA briefing papers are disseminated to workplace support advisers (formerly welfare) and HR advisers on how to deal with reasonable adjustments for those people with epilepsy.

The Prison Service is committed to work with each individual member of staff who has a disability, including those with epilepsy, to ensure the most appropriate reasonable adjustments are made to enable them to continue working for us.