Maria Eagle, who is the minister responsible for disabled
people, carers benefits and attendance allowances, is to take part
in the Have your say discussion forum.
Before being appointed to her present role as junior minister in
the department of work and pensions, Eagle was parliamentary
private secretary to former health minister John Hutton. In her
current role she is also in charge of pensions policy.
If you would like to ask the minister a question relating to her
specialist areas please send it to us (one question per person
please) by clicking
here before 31 January. All the questions and her responses
will be posted here on Monday 11 February.
There is a second opportunity to Have your say
this week focusing on how new technology can help older people
retain their independence.
Do you have any experience of using aids or have a question
about a particular gadget? We would like to receive your views and
questions, which Dr Frank Miskelly, consultant physician at Charing
Cross Hospital, will respond to.
Have your say by
clicking here and sending us your question
before 30 January. A report with the answers from Dr Miskelly will
appear on the website on 5 February.