§ Mr. Waterson
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people with registered disabilities are in full-time employment. 
§ Ruth Kelly
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.
Letter from Len Cook to Mr. Nigel Waterson, dated October 2003:As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question about the number of registered disabled people who are in full-time employment. (132642)The Labour Force Survey (LFS) asks a series of questions which determine whether respondents are subject to the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. In the three month period ending August 2003, an estimated total of 1.88 million such people of working age were in full-time employment.Further information on the definition of disability used in the above Act is available from: http://www.disability.gov.uk/dda/