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28/05/2013

Peter White is joined by Dr Fred Reid, Ellie Southwood and Seema Flower to discuss the reasons why 75% of blind people in the UK are unemployed.

Peter White is joined by Dr Fred Reid, Ellie Southwood and Seema Flower to discuss the reasons for only one in four blind people in the UK of working age, having a job.
Dr Reid has carried out a survey amongst other EU countries and says that the situation is similar in these countries.
He suggests that since the state began funding employment support services, including people with psychological and complex disabilities, their resources have had to stretch further, which has resulted in a plateau effect since about 1990.

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Tue 28 May 2013 20:40

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