HC Deb 02 March 1971 vol 812 cc389-90W
67. Mr. O'Halloran

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will seek powers to assist disabled drivers of invalid cars which break down late at night or early in the morning and who are unable to get any breakdown assistance, due to the number of garages that are closed.

Mr. Alison

My right hon. Friend arranges under existing powers for the repair and servicing of invalid three-wheelers, including breakdown assistance if necessary. Users are told that they may use any garage to cope with an emergency at the Department's expense. The motoring associations and police are usually able to help in cases of difficulty.