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Building Access (Handicapped Persons)

Volume 977: debated on Tuesday 29 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what progress is being made in incorporating British Standard 5810 into building regulations in order to ensure access for handicapped people into all new buildings; and if he will make a statement.

I am considering whether the code of practice in BS 5810 should form the basis of a building regulation, but, in the meantime, it is published and available for use by architects and designers.