§ Mr. Tom Clarke
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what consultations he is undertaking on the extension to Northern Ireland by Order in Council of the provisions of the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Needham
Consultations have already begun with interested Government Departments in Northern Ireland. This process of consultation will be carried through as quickly as possible.