§ Mr. McMaster
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the average period of assessment, counselling and guidance provided by her Department to(a) disabled people and (b) people with a mental illness for each year since 1985; if she has any plans to change this in future years; what guidelines she issues regarding the maximum length of assessment contracts; and if she will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Gillan
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the total number of registered 47W disabled people in the Chesham and Amersham constituency for the most recent date for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
Questions on operational matters in the Employment Service executive agency are the responsibility of the agency's chief executive, to whom I have referred these questions for reply.