§ Mr. Hannam
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what support his Department is giving to the United Nations global project to promote the decade of disabled persons; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Eggar
The Department of Health is the lead Department on domestic issues relating to this project. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has, through the Overseas Development Administration, funded a three-month consultancy at the United Nations office in Vienna to identify projects and funds for the world programme of action for disabled persons.