§ 84. Mr. Hargreaves
asked the Minister of Pensions if he is aware that his hand-propelled chair was withdrawn on 10th January from Mr. Ernest Hetherington, 22, Buchanan Road, Carlisle; and, in view of Mr. Hetherington's amputation of both legs, if a hand-propelled chair can be supplied without delay.
I am glad to say that the repairs to Mr. Hetherington's tricycle have now been completed; it was sent back to him by rail on 5th March.
§ Mr. Hargreaves
asked the Minister of Pensions what is the reason for the delay since August, 1951, in supplying an invalid chair to Mrs. S. Scott, 342, Raffles Avenue, Carlisle.
I regret the delay which was mainly due to the fact that a special type of chair was necessary The chair was sent to Mrs. Scott on 5th March.