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Disabled People (Discrimination)

Volume 175: debated on Monday 2 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security when he next intends to meet representatives of disabled persons' organisations to discuss the problem of discrimination against disabled people.

I regularly meet the disability organisations to discuss a wide range of issues. I met the Disability Benefits Consortium—an umbrella group representing over 250 disability organisations—on 5 April in the second of a series of meetings to discuss their views on "The Way Ahead".