§ Mr. Elletson
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many(a) physically disabled and (b) sensorily disabled people are employed in his Department; and what percentage they are of the total work force.
§ Mr. Curry
Counting part-time staff as half units, MAFF and its agencies employ 138.5 registered disabled754W staff. These figures represent 1.4 per cent. of total staff but do not take into account staff with disabilities who have chosen not to register. Information to distinguish between staff with physical or sensory disabilities is not held centrally.