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Disabled Persons

Volume 981: debated on Wednesday 19 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he had received from the Royal College of Nursing with regard to improving provision for disabled persons who are cared for in their own homes; what reply he had sent; and if he will make a statement.

The general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing wrote to my right hon. Friend last autumn. Her letter covered a number of points including income for the severely disabled and transport for disabled people. My right hon. Friend replied on 30 November 1979 and a copy of the relevant parts of that letter has been sent to the right hon. Gentleman.