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Disabled Persons (Independent Living) Bill [HL] 2007-08

Private Members Bill - Introduced by Lord Ashley of Stoke

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
L L L L L C C C C C    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA

Related Business Papers

7 Nov 07 HL Bill 4 07-08PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
7 Nov 07 HL Bill 4 07-08 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

Impose duties upon certain persons and bodies in respect of disabled persons; to confer certain rights upon disabled persons for independent living; to amend the Mental Health Act 1983; to amend the Care Standards Act 2000; and for connected purposes.

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