§ Sir David Price
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish in the Official Report the total number of disabled people who are registered under the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944 for each of the employment service districts in Hampshire; how many in each case are unemployed; what percentage of the registered disabled the unemployed represents; and how these percentages compare with the similar figures for the non-disabled unemployed.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison
[pursuant to his reply, 18 May 1981 c. 10]: The information requested is set out in the following table for April 1981, the latest date available:
Registered Disabled People Registered Disabled People unemployed Unemployment rate amongst registered disabled people ESD District of West and North Hants 6478 891 13.7 per cent. ESD District of South East Hants 3641 614 16.9 per cent.
Information on the unemployment rate amongst non-disabled people by ESD district is not available. The total unemployment rate for the county of Hampshire is 7.9 per cent.