§ Mr. Ashley
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many grants have been given to employers to adapt their premises to meet the needs of disabled employees; and how much has been spent on this programme in each of the last five financial years.
§ Mr. Lee
The information requested is set out below, showing the number of grants given to employers and expenditure on the programme in each of the last five financial years.
Year Number of grants Expenditure £ 1982–83 117 107,334 1983–84 170 134,412 1984–85 145 243,649 1985–86 165 295,000 1986–87 253 256,457