HC Deb 22 February 1980 vol 979 cc601-2W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what study his Department has made of the volume of evidence submitted to the Snowdon working party on the integration of the disabled which has recently been published by the National Fund for Research into Crippling Diseases; what action he intends to take; and if he will make a statement.

Dr. Boyson

The evidence included in the volume adds nothing to the Snowdon working party's original report, which was considered by the Warnock committee as part of its much wider inquiry into the education of handicapped children and young people. My right hon. and learned Friend hopes to make a statement

officers of the Armed Forces and senior civil servants of assistant secretary grade or above, respectively, have in each of the last 10 years on leaving their posts joined companies engaged in defence contracts; and for each year how many in each rank in both the Armed Forces and Civil Service did so.

Mr. Pattie

The numbers of Service officers and Ministry of Defence civil servants of assistant secretary level or their equivalent and above granted permission to join companies engaged in defence contracts for the years 1971 to 1979 are:

in response to the Warnock committee's recommendations in the near future.