§ Mr. Goodman
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister if he will set out the number of employees in his Department who have a disability, broken down by disability type. 
§ Yvette Cooper
The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (excluding Government Offices and its agencies) has 2,107.5 full time equivalent (FTE) staff, of which 52 staff have declared that they have a disability. The range of disabilities declared by these staff are:
Number Hearing 8 Hearing Impairment Plus l— Learning l— Learning Difficulties Plus l— Mental Illness l— Mental Illness Plus l— Mobility l— Mobility Plus l— Other l— Physical Co-ordination Difficulties Alone l— Physical Co-ordination Difficulties Plus l— Reduced Physical Capacity 6 Reduced Physical Capacity Plus 9 Speech l— Vision 11 Visual Impairment Plus l— 1 For these disabilities the actual number is not published in order
to protect the privacy of the individual in line with exemption 12
of the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information.