Backbench Business - Services for People with Autismbackbench Business

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:43 pm on 21st March 2019.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of George Howarth George Howarth Labour, Knowsley 1:43 pm, 21st March 2019

My hon. Friend is making an important point. In my experience—and, I suspect, that of others—the delays in getting an assessment are resulting in some parents having to pay between £2,000 and £3,000 out of their own pocket because they cannot afford to wait such a long time for their children to be assessed.