HL Deb 24 September 2002 vol 638 c251WA
Lord Ashley of Stoke

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will ensure that the Disability Rights Commission continues to receive the same level of funding irrespective of any decisions made about a single equality commission. [HL5743]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

The Government see arguments in favour of a single equality body but do not yet have firm views on whether this is the right approach, what such a body might look like and its powers and functions. It is therefore too early to comment on the funding for disability or other equality strands.