Autism

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:52 pm on 29th March 2018.

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Photo of Mark Tami Mark Tami Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) 12:52 pm, 29th March 2018

Does the right hon. Lady agree that the situation is also very frustrating for those who fail to get a diagnosis of autism, particularly when their local authority is not able to provide one, or says that it does not have the resources to do so? Even if a person pays privately for one, the local authority will not accept that as a diagnosis.