§ Mr. Carter-Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what action he is taking to improve the quality of the submissions by his Department to the annual reports pursuant to Section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 concerning research and development work on equipment that might be of benefit to disabled people; and if he will ensure that possible spin-offs from technological advances are not overlooked.
§ Mr. Barry Jones
This is a joint report by my right hon. Friends the Secretary of State for Social Services and for Scotland and my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Wales,236W who keep under close review its general quality. My right hon. Friends are also collaborating in trying to ensure that technological advances that might be of benefit to disabled persons are brought to their attention.