§ Mr. Webb
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people have(a) registered with a new New Deal for Disabled People job broker, (b) been placed in work by a job broker and (c) achieved sustained work with a job broker's help since the extension of the New Deal for Disabled People. 
§ Maria Eagle
New Deal for Disabled People was extended nationally in July 2001. Between July 2001 and September 2003, over 57.000 disabled people registered to find work; over 15,500 found work; and over 5,900 achieved sustained employment.555W
1. Overall Performance and Resource Agreement (PRA) job entries in life of programme total over 20,000.
Sustained employment is defined as where a person remains in work for six months or more.