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Disabled People's Employment Training

EDM number 384 in 1989-90, proposed by Alice Mahon on 25/01/1990.

That this House acknowledges that the confidence of disabled students is reinforced when their basic training includes literacy, numeracy, health and safety at work and communication skills; and calls on the Secretary of State for Employment to instruct all Government training agencies that they must provide training provision for disabled people suited to sheltered employment, otherwise they are in breach of the Equal Opportunities policy and to require the Coventry Department of the Disability Advisory Services, when assessing the employment training needs of the disabled students who attend the the Coventry Technical College Ben Unit, to adhere strictly to the equal opportunities Code of Practice produced by the Department Training Agency, which states that to exclude people with disabilities , among other minority groups, from employment training is to deny them the opportunity fully to realise their skills and talents and to contribute to the economy rather than being condemned to a life dependent on state benefits.

This motion has been signed by a total of 37 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Alice Mahon25/01/1990HalifaxProposed
Mildred Gordon25/01/1990Bow and PoplarSigned
Audrey Wise25/01/1990PrestonSigned
Harry Barnes26/01/1990North East DerbyshireSigned
John Cummings26/01/1990EasingtonSigned
Ronnie Campbell26/01/1990Blyth ValleySigned
Keith Bradley26/01/1990Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Tony Lloyd26/01/1990StretfordSigned
Dennis Skinner26/01/1990BolsoverSigned
John Battle29/01/1990Leeds WestSigned
Terry Davis29/01/1990Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe29/01/1990LeighSigned
Chris Smith29/01/1990Islington South & FinsburySigned
Terry Patchett29/01/1990Barnsley EastSigned
Maria Fyfe30/01/1990Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie30/01/1990Glasgow, PollokSigned
Bill Michie30/01/1990Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Ian McCartney30/01/1990MakerfieldSigned
Eddie Loyden30/01/1990Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Eric Illsley30/01/1990Barnsley CentralSigned
Norman Hogg30/01/1990Cumbernauld & KilsythSigned
Jeff Rooker30/01/1990Birmingham, Perry BarrSigned
Ieuan Wyn Jones31/01/1990Ynys MSigned
Austin Mitchell31/01/1990Great GrimsbySigned
Win Griffiths31/01/1990BridgendSigned
Keith Vaz31/01/1990Leicester EastSigned
Alan Meale01/02/1990MansfieldSigned
John McFall01/02/1990DumbartonSigned
Allan Rogers06/02/1990RhonddaSigned
Eddie McGrady06/02/1990South DownSigned
Peter Hardy07/02/1990WentworthSigned
Gerry Steinberg08/02/1990Durham, City ofSigned
Dale Campbell-Savours08/02/1990WorkingtonSigned
Jack Thompson13/02/1990WansbeckSigned
Tommy Graham20/02/1990Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Geoffrey Robinson08/03/1990Coventry North WestSigned
Norman BuchanUnknownWithdrawn

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