§ Mr. Hannam
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the 47W details and numbers of approved surveys of disabled and chronically sick persons carried out since 18th June 1976 under the job creation programme.
§ Mr. Golding,
pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 8th February 1977; Vol. 925, c. 651], gave the following information:
I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that since 18th June 1976 the following projects have been approved under the job creation programme involving surveys of disabled and chronically sick persons.
Surveys in connection with the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970:
Sponsor Jobs Worsley Churches 27 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council 6 Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council 30 Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council 3 Strathclyde Regional Council 10
Other surveys of the needs of the chronically sick and disabled:
Sponsor Jobs Cleveland County Council 6 Mid-Glamorgan County Council 2 Central Regional Council 15 Edinburgh Council for the Disabled 10 Sheffield Metropolitan Borough Council 2 Wirrai Association for the Disabled 6
In addition, 32 projects were approved, which included elderly people and disadvantaged people in addition to the disabled and chronically sick.