HC Deb 28 January 1981 vol 997 cc413-4W
Mr. Cryer

asked the Prime Minister if she will list the facility trips provided to journalists by her Department during 1980, the destination and purpose of such trips, the papers, radio channels, magazines or television channels benefitting, and the cost of such facilities.

The Prime Minister

A facility was offered to journalists once during 1980, on the occasion of my official visit to Greece and Yugoslavia. Political correspondents from BBC TV and radio, ITN, theDaily Mirror, The Daily Telegraph, the Daily Mail, the Daily Express, the Financial Times, The Sunday Times, The Economist and Now! took part. Those involved were charged for the facility, and there was no net cost to public funds.

at a disadvantage even when compared with other disabled people in seeking employment; his ability to compete with non-disabled people in regard to earnings and job security; the nature of the local industry and the types of job available.

The table below sets out the regional variations in the allocation of unemployed registered disabled people to Section II of the register on 12 December 1980.