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Disabled Persons (Sequal Organisation)

Volume 87: debated on Friday 29 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what grant his Department is making to the SEQUAL organisation to help provide special equipment and aids for living for disabled people; and if he will increase this grant for 1986–87.

In the last financial year the Department made a grant of £42,000 to SEQUAL which included a special grant of £5,000 for equipment. This compares with £15,500 in 1981–82. The Department will shortly be discussing with the organisation the level of grant for the current financial year.