Disabled people are making fewer than 6% of contributions across most of the senior roles.Moreover, over the past three years we have seen a decrease in contributions by disabledpeople in the roles of Director, Producer Director, and Producer. Disabled people are morestrongly represented in the role of Series Producer, making 13.3% of contributions this year(2020-21) but here, too, representation remains significantly lower than in the UK population(18%)

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