§ Mr. Millan
asked the Minister of Labour how many disabled persons in the Eastern and Southern Region, the Midlands, and in Scotland, respectively, were registered under the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act, 1944, at the latest available date; and what proportion of these was unemployed.
§ Mr. Godber
On 20th April, 66,098 disabled persons were registered under the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act, 1944, in the Eastern and Southern Region, 102,555 in the Midlands and 63,981 in Scotland. On 11th May. 1964, 7W the number of disabled persons registered as unemployed represented respectively 6.3, 5.8 and 12.9 per cent. of these totals.