HC Deb 10 July 1987 vol 119 c310W
Mr. Harry Ewing

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will issue immediate instructions to the medical appeal tribunal in Glasgow to the effect that doctors assessing the walking ability of claimants must stop the practice of taking the claimant outside to West Regent street where, in full view of the general public, they are asked to demonstrate their walking ability; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Scott

The administration of medical appeals tribunals is the responsibility of the president of social security and medical appeal tribunals, his honour judge Byrt, QC, and the hon. Member may care to write to him about the conduct of medical appeal tribunal hearings in Glasgow.

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