HC Deb 07 May 1973 vol 856 cc19-20W
Mr. Woodhouse

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the total number of adapted four-wheel vehicles issued by the National Health Service to war-disabled pensioners; and of those war-disabled pensioners who are qualified to receive four-wheel vehicles as of right, how many have preferred to be supplied with a three-wheel vehicle.

Mr. Alison

6,290 disabled war pensioners currently have cars which are provided at my right hon. Friend's discretion. The foot controls of 4,100 of these vehicles have been converted in some degree to hand operation. 250 war pensioners, through choice or necessity, have three-wheelers.