Persons with Disabilities Working in the Department of Foreign
FOR ORAL REPLY
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 18 OF 3 JUNE 2005
H Weber (DA) to ask the Minister of Foreign Affairs:
(1) Whether there
are persons with disabilities working in her department; if not, why not; if so,
(a) how many and (b) what percentage of her department's workforce does this figure
(2) whether her department has achieved the 2%-target set by
the Government in this regard; if not, (a) how many additional disabled persons
must still be employed to reach this target and (b) by what date will this target
be achieved; if so, what are the relevant details?
Yes, there are people with disabilities working in the Department of Foreign Affairs
The Department is currently employing twenty-four (24) people with disabilities.
(b) They constitute 1% of the total establishment
Department will attempt to achieve this 2% target set by the DPSA by the end of
the 2006/07 financial year.
(a) Twenty-four (24) more people with disabilities
need to be employed in order to achieve the target.
(b) The Department
will attempt to achieve this target by the end of the 2006/07 financial year.