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Wheelchair Service

Volume 958: debated on Thursday 16 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what progress is being made in his Department's review of the wheelchair service; and if he will make a statement.

Seven working groups were set up to consider different aspects of the service. They consisted of officers of my Department, professional staff from outside my Department and wheelchair users. These groups have now reported and their reports are being considered. My Department hopes to conclude the review early next year.