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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Disabled Persons

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Disabled Persons on 11th February 1987.


Mr. Carter-Jones Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the committees on which disabled people should be appointed according to section 10 of the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986.

Mr. Major Section 10 of the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 will apply to the following committees:

Social Security Advisory Committee.

Central Advisory Committee on War Pensions.

War Pensions Committees.

Committees attached to bodies constituted under Section 10(2) of the Employment and Training Act 1973 or persons appointed to advise the Secretary of State under S5(2)(a) of that Act.

Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee.

Transport Users Consultative Committee.

London Regional Passengers Committee.

Advisory Committee on Telecommunications for Disabled and Elderly People.

Gas Consumers Council.

Electricity Consultative Councils.

Post Office Users' Councils.

Domestic Coal Consumers' Council.

Any local authority committee concerned with matters in which chronically sick and disabled people have special needs.