More Than Half Of Disabled People In Birmingham Out Of Work

26 February 2015, 13:41

Support groups in Birmingham have told Capital employers still don't want to hire people with disabilities.

Figures show almost 60% of disabled people here are out of work.

Disabled people and those helping them find work say more job opportunities need to be made available.

Cherry from Northfield in Birmingham has been telling Capital about her search for work...

John Langford, from Birmingham, has partial hearing and has been unemployed since suffering a heart attack eight years ago.

He's joined a support group which he says has helped a lot...

Sherv Garcha's job is to try and help find people like John and Cherry work she explains more about exactly what disabled people have to offer employers....

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