§ Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will amend the building regulations to bring buildings classed as dwellings into line with all other buildings to enable people with disabilities to have easy access to all new dwellings.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
My right hon. Friend is currently considering amendment of the Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations to extend access for disabled people to new dwellings and a number of options will be set out in a public consultation paper to be issued in the new year.