HC Deb 11 March 1952 vol 497 c117W
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asked the Minister of Pensions if he is aware that his hand-propelled chair was withdrawn on 10th January from Mr.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.

Mr. Amory

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.

Mr. Amory

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.