HC Deb 02 December 1982 vol 33 c268W
Mr. Bowden

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the latest estimate of the numbers of multi-handicapped blind (a) men and (b) women.

Mr. Rossi

At 31 March 1980, the latest date for which figures are available, the total number of people, including children, registered as blind with an additional handicap was 8,901 male and 15,212 female.