§ 47. Mr. Carter-Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will continue the prescription advice service for disabled motorists under the new mobility scheme; if she will provide an advisory service under the mobility scheme for disabled drivers and passengers; and if she will make a statement.
§ Mr. Alfred Morris
I assume that my hon. Friend has in mind the prescription of suitably adapted vehicles for disabled drivers entitled to mobility allowance who choose to be supplied with a vehicle instead. We shall, of course, continue to provide this service. The wider question raised by my hon. Friend concerns one of the subjects discussed by the Working Party on Mobility Allowance set up by the Central Council for the Disabled, of which he was a member. In continuing our discussions with those concerned, we shall be seeking to make the best use of the resources of both the voluntary bodies 475W and the Department in the development of the new arrangements.