§ Mr. George
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he has any plans to strengthen the 3 per cent. quota for registered disabled in employment.
§ Mr. Jim Lester
I have nothing to add to the reply which my right hon. Friend gave to the hon. Member for Huddersfield, East (Mr. Sheerman) on 22 January.—[Vol. 977, c. 189].
§ Mr. Ashley
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many regis-388W
opportunities programme and the special temporary employment programme since their introduction:
BURY AND RADCLIFFE TRAVEL TO WORK AREA Estimated entrants YOP (aged under 19) STEP (aged under 19) 1 April 1978–31 March 1979 346 30 1 April 1979–31 January 1980 273 26
I regret that it is not possible to provide a breakdown according to ethnic origin and sex.