HC Deb 28 June 1988 vol 136 c185W
Sir Michael McNair-Wilson

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many persons are currently working in his Department; how many were recruited in the current year; and what percentage of both totals relate to people with disabilities.

Mr. Lee

The staff in post as at 7 June 1988 were 61,605. Included in this figure are 1,525 registered disabled staff, equivalent to 2.48 per cent. of all staff. The number recruited between 1 January 1988 and 31 May 1988 was 453, of whom 10 were registered disabled people—2.2 per cent.