§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services why no consultation concerning the provisions of the Disabled Persons (Services Consultation and Representation) Bill has been initiated with the National Federation of the Blind; and if he will make a statement on the criteria for selection used by his Department for these consultations.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
I refer the hon. Member to my replies to the right hon. Member for Manchester, Wythenshawe (Mr. Morris) on 14 February at columns596–97 and to the hon. Member for Liverpool, West Derby (Mr. Wareing) on 26 February at column 623.