§ Mr. Levitt
To ask the Minister of State, Lord Chancellor's Department if the proposed new helpline for court users with disabilities will be accessible for hearing impaired and speech impaired people through the provision of(a) a textphone facility and (b) the acceptance of calls via the RNID Typetalk service. 
§ Mr. Hoon
The helpline is not accessible through a textphone service. However, Court Service Users do have access to a textphone service situated at a number of locations, although they are not linked to the helpline. The Court Service disability helpline will accept calls through the RNID Typetalk service.