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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Disability (Assessment)

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Disability (Assessment) on 8th May 1987.


Mr. Alfred Morris Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he has received from the Disability Alliance concerning the proposed scales for assessing the severity of disability devised by the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys; what reply he has sent; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Major I have received a copy of a recent letter sent by Professor Peter Townsend on behalf of the Disability Alliance to an official in the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys, who I understand will reply shortly.