HC Deb 17 May 1994 vol 243 cc420-1W
Mr. Jim Cunningham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what assessment she has made of the operation of the provisions of the Children Act 1989 limiting disablement facilities grants to people aged 18 years or over; what is the reason for these provisions; and what representations she has received for(a) Coventry and (b) elsewhere on the subject;

(2) what assessment she has made of trends in the number of people in Coventry who are eligible to receive disablement grants; and how many people in Coventry are excluded for eligibility for the grant by the changes made in the Children Act 1989.

Mr. Sackville

I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave him on 16 May at columns323–24. The number of people in Coventry eligible for disablement facilities grants is not available centrally.