§ 22. Mr. Hannam
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science what steps his Department is taking to monitor the implementation of sections 5 and 6 of the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Butcher
The primary responsibility for the implementation of the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986 falls to my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Health. His social services inspectorate is undertaking a study of the implementation of the Act, including sections 5 and 6. Our two Departments will discuss the outcome of this study in due course.