HC Deb 19 January 1993 vol 217 c210W
Ms. Coffey

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what guidelines have been issued to deal with applicants suffering from myalgic encephalomyelitis applying for disability living allowance.

Mr. Scott

The disability handbook, which helps adjudicating authorities to assess medical evidence, provides information on the likely effects of myalgic encephalomyelitis on a person's care and/or mobility needs.