§ Mr. McTaggart
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many disablement resettlement officers were employed in (a) Glasgow, and (b) Scotland at the latest date available and in each of the past five years.
§ Mr. Alexander Fletcher
The number of disablement resettlement officers in post in Glasgow city and Scotland has not changed significantly over the last five years. It is not possible to give precise numbers but over this period the figures for Glasgow and Scotland averaged between nine and 11 and 65 and 70 respectively, including both full-time and part-time posts.