HL Deb 14 March 2001 vol 623 cc92-3WA
Lord Morris of Manchester

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What representations the Department of Health have received from the Disabled Living Foundation in relation to the Government's plans for modernising community equipment services; what reply they are sending; and what action they will be taking. [HL1111]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath)

Mr Nick Pelling, Director of the Disabled Living Foundation, is a member of the external reference group which advises and informs the Department of Health on progress toward implementing the community equipment aspects of the NHS Plan. In this capacity, he has been consulted on the forthcoming Department of Health guidance on community equipment services.