Disabled People: Rights

House of Lords written question – answered on 16th January 2007.

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Photo of Baroness Darcy de Knayth Baroness Darcy de Knayth Crossbench

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by the Prime Minister on 25 March 2002 (HC Deb, col. 618—9W) reaffirming the Government's commitment to Rehabilitation International's Charter for the Third Millennium, presented to him on 5 July 2000, what developments there have been since then in regard to the charter's call for a United Nations Convention on the Rights of Disabled People; and what role the Government have played in giving it effect.

Photo of Lord Bassam of Brighton Lord Bassam of Brighton Government Whip, Government Whip

I refer the noble Baroness to the answer my right honourable friend the Prime Minister gave to my right honourable friend Sir Gerald Kaufman in another place on Thursday 14 December 2006, Hansard, cols. 1287-1288W.

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