§ Mr. Hugh Jenkins
asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will send a circular to local authorities reminding them that when preparing or approving plans for theatres they should see that suitable provision is made for 194W the accommodation of a reasonable number of disabled persons in wheel chairs.
§ Mr. Mellish
The attendance of people in wheel chairs at theatres raises special difficulties which the Department is looking into with the other Departments concerned. In the meantime my right hon. Friend and his right hon. Friend the 195W Minister of Health propose shortly to issue a circular to local authorities drawing their attention to design features which can be incorporated generally into buildings frequented by the public to help disabled people.