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Departmental Disabled Staff

Volume 502: debated on Tuesday 8 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of his Department's guidelines in relation to the recruitment and employment of disabled people in the Northern Ireland Office. (303474)

As the majority of staff in the Northern Ireland Office are Northern Ireland civil servants on secondment from the Department of Finance and Personnel, the Northern Ireland Office follows the NICS policy on the recruitment and employment of disabled people, which is a devolved matter.