§ 38. Mrs. Mahon
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what additional measures he plans to introduce to enable disabled persons to participate fully in the work force.
§ 41. Ms. Ruddock
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what steps he intends to take to encourage the disabled to participate fully in the workplace.
§ Mr. Eggar
The adequacy of current measures to enable people with disabilities to participate fully in the work force is being considered in the review of services for people with disabilities which my Department has been undertaking. A consultative document covering the conclusions reached in the review will be published as soon as possible.
§ 55. Mr. McAllion
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what guidelines are issued to his Department's staff regarding the distribution of quota exemption permits to employers.
§ Mr. Eggar
Instructions to disablement resettlement officers require them to consider the availability of suitable 211W registered disabled people and the degree of commitment shown by employers towards meeting their obligations under the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944.