§ Mr. Alfred Morris
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people were registered blind and deaf without speech at the latest date for which figures are available; how many were blind and deaf with speech; and how many were hard of hearing and registered blind.
§ Mr. Newton
The number of registered blind people in England with additional hearing and speech handicaps at 31 March 1980, the latest date for which figures are available, was as follows:
No. Registered blind and deaf without speech 290 Registered blind and deaf with speech 1,630 Registered blind and hard of hearing 3,710