§ Mr. Hannam
To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he has visited any local authorities who participated in the pilot implementation of sections 1 to 3 of the 1986 Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Virginia Bottomley
I intend to do so. Officials are in contact with representatives of the consortium "Act Now" about the appropriate time and choice of authority for a visit.