HC Deb 28 March 1984 vol 57 c179W
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:

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

This represents 1.3 per cent. of the total number of employees.