HC Deb 25 January 1972 vol 829 cc371-2W
Mr. William Wilson

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many registered blind persons, how many unemployed blind persons and how many blind persons receiving Social Security there are in the City of Coventry.

Mr. Alison

There were 544 registered blind persons on 31st December, 1970, the most recent figure available. Information is not available about the number in receipt of social security. I understand that 15 are unemployed and registered for employment with the Department of Employment at present.