HC Deb 26 January 1978 vol 942 cc727-8W
Mr. George Rodgers

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many (a) mentally ill, and (b) mentally handicapped people registered as being disabled, are currently unemployed.

Mr. John Grant

I am advised by the Manpower Services Commission that on 14th April 1977 the latest date on which information is available 6,144 unemployed people were registered as disabled on account of mental illness and 3,314 on account of mental handicap.

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