HC Deb 30 November 1979 vol 974 cc823-4W
Mr. Beith

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he has given further consideration to the Motor Industry Research Association report on the future mobility needs of existing drivers of three-wheeled invalid vehicles; and whether he will make a statement.

Mr. Prentice

I shall not make up my mind on what ought to be done about the Motor Industry Reasearch Association report until interested parties have had an opportunity to let me know what their reactions are. There is no great urgency about the drivers of three-wheelers. The stock of vehicles in relation to the steadily and in Leicestershire in particular, in considering the provision of additional special baby care units and incubators, respectively.

Dr. Vaughan

Individual health authorities are expected to take account of local changes in the birth rate and I am assured that the authorities responsible for planning in Leicestershire have done so.