Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Disability

Treasury written question – answered on 24th June 2020.

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Photo of Lord Shinkwin Lord Shinkwin Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many disabled people have been furloughed as part of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, as (1) a number and, and (2) a proportion, of all employees furloughed under that Scheme. [T]

Photo of Lord Agnew of Oulton Lord Agnew of Oulton Minister of State (HM Treasury), Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

It is not possible to provide an answer to this question as HMRC do not require employers to inform HMRC if employees included in their RTI returns or a Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme claim are disabled.

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