HC Deb 29 March 1994 vol 240 c617W
Mr. Alton

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has received about the systematic killing of handicapped babies in China; what representations he has made to the Chinese Government concerning this abuse of human rights; and if he will raise this issue with the United Nations Secretariat dealing with human rights.

The latest available figures are:
1 2 3 42 5 6 7 below 7
Number 1 4 25 19 129 2,953
Percentage of all staff 3 per cent. 4 per cent. 7 per cent. 11 per cent. 17 per cent. 38 per cent
Ethnic minority respondents3
Number 2 1 4 291
Percentage of all staff 0.6 per cent 0.6 per cent. 0.5 per cent. 4 per cent
Registered disabled staff4
Number 1 57
Percentage of all staff 0.3 per cent 0.7 per cent
1Grades which are not part of the Open Structure have been aggregated with the equivalent Open Structure grades.
2 There is only one individual employed at this grade.
3 Includes only those members of staff who have responded to questionnaires; there is no compulsion on staff to record their ethnic origin, although well over 90 per cent, have done so.
4 Includes only staff who are registered disabled.