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Mentally Handicapped Persons

Volume 892: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will review the regulations governing reimbursement of travelling expenses to day patients attending mental hospitals in view of the recommendations made by the Mental Health Welfare Commission for Scotland.

The travelling expenses of day patients can be reimbursed if there is hardship as assessed by the Supplementary Benefits Commission. I have no plans to amend the regulations.