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United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Volume 486: debated on Thursday 22 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what reservations his Department is seeking to enter in relation to the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; and if he will make a statement. (248194)

I refer the hon. Member to the written ministerial statement made by my right hon. Friend the then Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Mrs. McGuire) on 6 May 2008, Official Report, column 30WS. We are considering the precise wording of any reservation.