Statement on Remploy and disability employment

04 July 2013

Minister for Disabled People, Esther McVey, made a statement in the House of Commons on Thursday 4 July 2013 on Remploy and disability employment.

Work and Pensions Shadow Minister, Anne McGuire, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Remploy company statement

On 6 December 2012 Remploy announced a commercial process with the aim of transferring its remaining Enterprise Businesses and associated 18 factories to new owners outside Government.

The Remploy Board made a statement on Thursday 4 July 2013 on the outcome of the evaluation of offers received for a number of businesses.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday) and after any Urgent Questions.

Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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