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

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Disabled People on 15th December 1986.


Mr. Dobson Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when it is intended that the survey of disability presently under way will be completed; when the proposed subsequent review of social security provisions for disabled people is planned to start and to finish; when the results of that review will be presented to Parliament; and when the subsequent new arrangements are expected to come into force.

Mr. Major Publication by the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys of the results of its current survey of disabled people is expected in 1988. It is too early to give a timetable for the review of social security benefits for disabled people and for subsequent action.