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Handicapped And Disabled Persons

Volume 15: debated on Wednesday 16 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) if he will seek to implement the recommendations of the report of the European Parliament on the motions for resolutions concerning the economic, social and vocational integration of disabled people in the European Community, with particular reference to the International Year of Disabled People 1981, which fall within the responsibility of his Department; and if he will make a statement;(2) If he will seek to implement the recommendations of the report of the Economic and Social Committee of the European Communities on the situation and problems of the handicapped which fall within the responsibility of his Department; and if he will make a statement.

I refer to the reply given by my hon. Friend the Minister for Social Security today.