HC Deb 07 April 1976 vol 909 cc194-5W
Mr. Carter-Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what action he is taking to improve the quality of the submissions by his Department to the annual reports pursuant to Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 concerning research and development work on equipment that might be of benefit to disabled people; and if he will ensure that possible spin-offs from technological advances are not overlooked.

Mr. Harold Walker

My Department will continue to submit for the annual reports information about research and development work for which I have responsibilities. I shall try to ensure that

Enquiry Coverage Frequency
Census of Employment All industries and services except agriculture and private domestic service: full census every third year; very small firms omitted in intermediate years. Annual
Employment Survey Manufacturing industries (sample basis) Monthly
Certain non-manufacturing industries (sample basis). Quarterly
Occupational Analysis of numbers employed Engineering and related industries (sample basis) Annual
New Earnings Survey All industries and services excluding private domestic service (sample basis) Annual
Monthly Index of Earnings Most industries and services (sample basis) Monthly
Earnings of manual workers Manufacturing and certain other industries (sample basis) Annual
Earnings of administrative, technical and clerical workers Manufacturing, mining and quarrying, gas, electricity and water, construction (sample basis) Annual
Occupational Analysis of earnings of manual workers. Shipbuilding and ship repairing and chemicals (sample basis) Twice yearly
Engineering and related industries (sample basis) Annual
Labour costs survey Manufacturing industries; mining and quarrying; gas, electricity and water; construction, banking, insurance, distribution (sample basis) Occasional
Retail Prices Index Retailers and selected industries and services (sample basis) Monthly

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