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Data on disabled people lacking

Fri, 31 Oct 2014


Government doesn't know how many disabled people live on the Isle of Man.

That was the admission from the Chief Minister this week who says statistical information is lacking.

Social Security figures show there are just 17 people currently in employment - statistics from 2011 show there were 817 residents listed as unavailable to work.

South Douglas MHK Kate Beecroft wanted to know how many disabled people were now in employment - she says the lack of information is worrying:

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