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Disabled People (Sporting Events)

Volume 79: debated on Friday 17 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if, when the Minister with responsibility for sport next meets the chairman of the Sports Council, he will discuss the provision of spectator places for disabled people at major sports events.

Decisions on seating arrangements at major sporting events are a matter for the organisers. I am not aware of any general problem in the provision of places for disabled people at such events, but the hon. Member has recently written to me about a specific case and I shall be replying to that letter very shortly.