HC Deb 07 April 1976 vol 909 cc169-70W
56. Dr. Glyn

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will make a statement on transport for the disabled.

Dr. Gilbert

At present, the powers under which local authorities can arrange travel concessions for the disabled are entirely discretionary. I am reviewing the position with the local authority associations. Responsibility for matters concerning invalid tricycles and disabled persons' mobility allowance, rests with my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Social Services.

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