Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on the Attendance Allowance on 6th April 1987.
Mr. Colvin Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his policy concerning the availability of attendance allowance for people using self-
Mr. Major I am pleased to announce that we intend to make attendance allowance available to people using self-
At present there are only a small number of such self-
We think it is wrong that the attendance allowance regulations should inhibit what some doctors believe to be a helpful extension in the availability of renal dialysis, unforeseen when the regulations were drafted. We shall therefore bring forward an amendment to the regulations following formal consultation with the Attendance Allowance Board.