§ Mr. Fisher
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many physically handicapped and disabled people, in what positions, are employed by his Department; and what proportion of the total number of employees this represents.
§ Mr. Butcher
The Department of Trade and Industry employs 168 registered disabled persons in the following grades:
Number Principal 3 Senior Patent Examiner 1 Senior Executive Officer 3 Senior Scientific Officer 2 Higher Executive Officer 8 Higher Scientific Officer 5 Executive Officer 18 Scientific Officer 1 Clerical Officer 38 Clerical Assistant 30 Photoprinter 1 Paperkeeper 12 Typist 24 Messenger 12 Industrial 10 168
This represents 1.3 per cent. of the total number of employees.